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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Science policy news weekly roundup: September 30, 2016
Published on:Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:02:14 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. What’s new in Blotter news? On Sept. 28, the U.S. House and Senate approved a short-term continuing resolution keeping the federal government funded through Dec. 9. It included $1.1…
House and Senate approve continuing resolution
Published on:Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:30:17 +0000
Yesterday, both chambers of Congress approved a short-term continuing resolution spending bill (HR 5325) that will keep the federal government funded through Dec. 9. The resolution will fund federal agencies at the top-line, fiscal 2017 level of $1.067 trillion, reduced by 0.5 percent to comply with spending cap regulations. The Senate first approved the…
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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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