SWHR Urges President Biden to Champion the RISE Act


Published 3/24/21

SWHR signed on to a letter, led by Research!America, encouraging President Joe Biden to champion the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act and support full funding for the initiatives it would create in any relevant proposal that advances.

The letter, signed by over 200 organizations, highlights the detrimental impact of COVID-19 on research and researchers. The bipartisan RISE Act would provide $25 billion to help restore our nation’s research capacity to its pre-pandemic strength prevent setbacks against the formidable challenges our nation faces, and further the goal of a robust, diverse, and inclusive STEM workforce.

Read The Letter