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ASPET Joins 260 Research Organizations in Letter to New Administration and Congressional Leadership Urging Completion of FY 2017 Spending Package

January 09, 2017

ASPET has joined 260 patient, medical, scientific, academic, and research organizations in signing a  letter to President Trump and Congressional leadership, urging the completion of an FY 2017 spending package that includes $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The letter and accompanying fact sheet was delivered last night.

Earlier this month, ASPET submitted a similar letter, urging the passage of a final fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending package that includes the $34.1 billion for the NIH and to ensure that NIH remains a priority in FY 2018 and beyond. ASPET has submitted letters throughout the Continuing Resolution process asserting the importance of finalizing a spending package.

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