Federal Governmental Relations
Resources from UC and the government regarding the FY 2014 budget and appropriations process and funding reductions made under sequestration.
Summary of the fiscal year 2014 omnibus appropriations legislation and its impact on agencies and programs of importance to UC.
University of California's FY 2014 federal funding priorities.
UC President and Chancellors letter to California delegation regarding sequestration and the fiscal year 2014 budget PDFNovember 14, 2013
Letter from UC President Janet Napolitano and the ten Chancellors urging congress to stop the sequester and to complete a FY 2014 budget that strongly supports UC's federal research and education priorities.
Senior Vice President Dooley letter to California delegation regarding the fiscal year 2014 budget PDFSeptember 10, 2013
Letter from Senior Vice President Daniel Dooley, UC Office of the President, urging congress to repeal the sequester and for completion of the FY 2014 appropriations legislation.
VCR Hemminger said it was abundantly clear that increased investments in research and education were “required for the U.S. to obtain and continue to have energy independence” and to “remain competitive on the world stage.”
A detailed report on the current status and outlook for fiscal year 2014 federal appropriations.
Information on the current status of federal appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2014 from the Library of Congress.
Website of the Administration's Office of Management and Budget.
As Congress and the Obama administration try to reach agreement on a spending plan for 2014, University of California leaders are urging that the repeal of sequestration be a top budget priority. "Promising science is being delayed or terminated. Labs are being forced to lay off highly trained staff," they write. "Perhaps most troubling, young researchers are questioning whether to pursue research careers because vital fellowships are threatened and it is taking increasingly longer for them to obtain their first independent research grants."
A brief document providing an overview of sequestration, the FY 2014 budget and the impact they have on the University.
Messaging points for advocacy on sequestration.
The University of California has joined with national associations and coalitions to send congress letters in support of repealing the sequester and for strong federal funding and investments for research, education and health care.