DeGette, Upton Want Cures 2.0, ARPA-H Legislation Passed By Year’s End

By Beth Wang / September 16, 2021 at 10:36 AM
House Energy & Commerce Committee leaders say they hope to get Cures 2.0 passed by the end of the year so that President Joe Biden’s proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) can get up and running as soon as possible. Democrats included $3 billion for ARPA-H in the reconciliation bill that passed out of E&C Wednesday (Sept. 15), but some lawmakers are concerned Democrats are putting ARPA-H funding in the partisan reconciliation process before E&C has held any...

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