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House appropriations bill moves forward
Yesterday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill that would fund the National Institute of Health at $31.2 billion. This marks the first time in four years that the LHHS funding bill has passed out of committee. As detailed last week, the bill would provide a $1.1 billion increase to the NIH over fiscal 2015 levels and $100 million above President Obama’s FY16 budget request. This bill would increase the National Cancer…