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NIH Operations Would Be Impacted Under Current Budget Request

CQ HealthBeat: Flat NIH Funding Plan Shows Sequester’s Impact on Even a Popular Federal Program
“Once a contender for the title of most popular federal agency, the National Institutes of Health may be facing another bleak fiscal year after lawmakers opted to leave largely in place spending restrictions set by the 2011 budget accord (PL 112-25). NIH would get $30.4 billion in fresh funding for fiscal 2015 under President Barack Obama’s budget request, an increase of less than a percent…” (Young, 3/5).

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