Expert: FDA 2020 Funding Hinges On Trump, Congress Negotiations

By David Roza / June 3, 2019 at 2:12 PM
Days before the House Appropriations Committee is set to mark up an FDA funding bill, an expert on the agency’s budget process said there are plenty of challenges looming ahead that could sink the $184 million increase that House lawmakers propose in the bill. Among the challenges are a crucial budget agreement and a new national debt ceiling, which must be negotiated between Congress and President Donald Trump. If those negotiations fail, FDA could be faced with a budget-slashing sequestration,...

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