Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
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House appropriations bill moves forward
Published on:Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:30:19 +0000
Category: House Appropriations Committee
Yesterday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill that would fund the National Institute of Health at $31.2 billion. This marks the first time in four years that the LHHS funding bill has passed out of committee. As detailed last week, the bill would provide a $1.1…
Senate funding bill: NIH prioritized
Published on:Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:29:06 +0000
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies released a summary statement of the details of their fiscal 2016 bill. The draft bill proposes spending $153.2 billion in discretionary funds, which is $3.6 billion below the FY15 level and $14.5 billion below President Obama’s budget request. This…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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