FY18 Omnibus Contains $480M For New CDC Laboratory

Associated Press: CDC gets $480 million to replace lab for deadliest germs
“…Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked Congress for funds to build a new state-of-the-art laboratory building. CDC officials got $480 million for the endeavor. Money for the project was tucked inside a $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page government spending bill passed by Congress last week…” (Stobbe, 3/29).