Senate Subcommittee Sends Bill Hiking FDA Spending Levels To Full Committee

May 22, 2018
A Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday (May 22) voted unanimously to send to the full committee a fiscal 2019 FDA funding bill that appears to give the agency $163 million more than its current level but still less than requested by the administration, coming after House appropriators also agreed to hike FDA spending. The full Senate Appropriations Committee markup is scheduled for Thursday (May 24), subcommittee Chair John Hoeven (R-ND) said. The funding bill, Hoeven explained in his opening statement,...

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