The Vitals

Gottlieb To Testify Before Senate Appropriators Tuesday

June 15, 2017
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will testify on the agency's fiscal 2018 budget request before Senate appropriators next Tuesday (June 20). The budget request calls for industry to pay double in user fees, and would cut discretionary funding and workforce numbers even if FDA receives increased user fee revenues. Lawmakers have said changing the fees is a nonstarter. The Senate agriculture subcommittee's hearing next week comes after Gottlieb told House appropriators on May 25 that FDA will soon unveil a...

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