House appropriators make no changes to NASA budget - Space Politics - I'm linking to this to point out a comment there by Jim:
While everyone is understandably worried about the cut to exploration, there are some other problems in the details:
1) they once again zero funding for new Centennial Challenges plus two other Innovative Partnerships programs, one of which buys commercial microgravity and (in the future) suborbital SLV science flights.
2) they appear to have cut back funds previously provided in FY2009 for COTS activities
ISS commercial resupply rescission? - Space Politics
An explanation for that COTS “rescission” - Space Politics