Senate Bill proposes $605 million increase in NIH funding!!!!! #abouttime

The $605 million increase for the National Institutes of Health would effectively cancel the sequester’s cut to the institution when combined with a $1 billion increase appropriated for this fiscal year. 

 

The move won praise from research advocacy groups who urged lawmakers to continue efforts to increase funding for meaningful research.  

 

Overall, the Labor-HHS appropriations bill will provide $157 billion in funding, nearly $1 billion more than the House has allocated for its measure. The difference is expected to make the legislation the hardest of the 12 annual spending bills to pass before the deadline of Oct. 1.


Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/208870-senate-bill-bumps-funding-for-medical-research-fraud-prevention#ixzz34HgdiwNO 

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