Am Scientist, Would Like to Travel | GenomeWeb

As part of an initiative to cut costs and in the wake of scandal surrounding a lavish conference, the Obama administration has moved to limit spending on travel by government employees. But Representative Rush Holt (D-New Jersey) told the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which convened a hearing to evaluate the travel restrictions, that scientists need to be able to attend conferences, ScienceInsider reports. Holt is a trained physicist.

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