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U.S. House Subcommittee Endorses FY17 Draft Labor-HHS Funding Measure Including Increase For NIH

The Atlantic: Another Step Forward for National Institutes of Health Funding
“Following in their Senate colleagues’ footsteps, a House subcommittee signed off on a budget increase for the National Institutes of Health Thursday. The increases for fiscal year 2017 confirm lawmakers’ public pledges to establish a pattern of improved budgets for the agency, which before last year saw more than a decade of flat funding. … [L]awmakers will eventually negotiate a final budget number in the months to come…” (Kelly, 7/7).

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