"The amendment they will offer in Committee will provide $1 billion to the NASA Administrator to pay-back the costs of returning the Shuttle to flight and restore cuts to science, aeronautics and exploration programs that were cut in order to pay for the return to flight. The $1 billion will be declared an emergency under the terms of the budget act and budget resolution."
"Remember: Doing nothing will get us nothing."
"Once again we write you from the SETI Institute to alert you to an important moment in the NASA budget approval process. Your help is needed."