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Despite the spending squeeze, science and technology will fare well in President Clinton's fiscal '96 budget. Administration insiders say they will maintain current funding levels or even boost them to demonstrate their commitment to investing in the future. The White House doesn't expect opposition for most science programs. The reason: House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and House Science Committee Chairman Robert S. Walker (R-Pa.) are technobuffs.


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