Alliance For A Stronger FDA: Trump's Budget Proposes Largest-Ever FDA Budget Authority Hike

February 12, 2018
Advocates for robust funding of FDA were pleased the president's fiscal 2019 budget released Monday (Feb. 12) calls for a 13 percent increase over fiscal 2018 continuing resolution levels. The Alliance for a Stronger FDA says the proposed $473 million boost in the agency's appropriations is “the largest increase ever proposed for the FDA.” The only proposed cut to FDA's budget would hit emerging health threats. While the White House did not propose many cuts, it did encourage consolidation and...

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