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ASPET Submits Testimony to Congress on the Importance of NIH Funding in the FY 2017 Appropriations Cycle

October 31, 2016


The House and Senate appropriations committees recently solicited testimony on funding priorities from stakeholder organizations as they begin their work on the FY 2017 budget for the federal science agencies. ASPET has responded with statements to the appropriations subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services,  and Related Agencies (LHHS) in both the House and the Senate.

The testimony outlines the importance of sustained funding and appreciates the $2 billion increase for NIH in FY 2016; urging Congress to continue their support for biomedical research with a recommendation of $35 billion for NIH in FY 2017.

Last updated: April 19, 2016 

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