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House appropriators release draft FY18 FDA funding bill day before markup . . .

FDA Funding Remains Level Despite Trump's Budget Proposal

June 27, 2017
House appropriators are proposing to fund FDA at the same level in fiscal 2018 as the agency received this year, rejecting President Donald Trump's call to cut the agency's budget and ask industry to pay more in user fees. The subcommittee's draft bill, released Tuesday (June 27), would appropriate $2.8 billion in discretionary funding for the agency and and $60 million to implement the 21st Century Cures Act. The House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee is scheduled to markup the bill Wednesday...

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