Congress: NIH Budget Will Not Be Cut

Congress Inks Spending Deal That Jettisons Trump Priorities

– Bloomberg News, May 1, 2017

U.S. House and Senate negotiators reached a tentative bipartisan deal on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that largely tracks with Democratic priorities and rejects most of President Donald Trump’s wish list.

Overall, the compromise resembles more of an Obama administration-era budget than a Trump one. The National Institutes of Health, for example, would see a $2 billion boost, reflecting the popularity of medical research among lawmakers.

 

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