Bad News: GOP Rep. Tom Cole (Okla. 4th) would like to see funding restored to his local institution.
The Kitsap Sun reports:
…But then came the sequester, the Congressional mandate that slashed federal budgets across the board.
The USGS took about a 5 percent cut, equivalent to about $55 million in lost funds. The Climate Science Centers will likewise lose around 5 percent of their overall funding, which totaled $25.2 million in fiscal year 2012.