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January 2012

 


 

CONGRESS SHIFTING INTO FY2013 SPENDING DEBATE

Election-year politics to add to divisiveness

The debate over fiscal year 2013 spending will officially get underway next month when President Obama presents Congress with the administration’s budget request on Feb. 13. It can be expected that the partisan stalemate that characterized Congress in 2011 will carry over into this new year, likely escalating as the November 2012 elections approach. Read more

 


 

NIH OPENS NEW TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER

Collins' signature initiative granted congressional approval

The newest center on the campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is up and running this month, after overcoming various concerns expressed by some in Congress and the biomedical research community. Read more

 


 

 

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