Here are a few articles that share the extent of funding cuts on education and scientific research in the US in the past few years:
- "Federal budget impact on Fermilab"
- "Cutbacks Impede Climate Studies"
- "Nuclear Waste Funding Slashed..."
- "House Budget Committee" - Report
With the change in the political landscape in the USA, the Science Magazine published an article stating that there is good news for research in science, see here.