The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies held a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the NIH. Senator Roy Blunt called attention to important investments that have occurred recently in the NIH. Specifically, the infusion of $7 billion…read the full notice here.
The Senate Appropriations Committee held a markup for two of its FY 2019 appropriations bills, including the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill. The MilCon-VA bill had bipartisan support on the committee and was unanimously reported out. The House Appropriations Committee previously approved its version of the bill last month. The FY 2019 Senate MilCon-VA appropriations bill and Committee Report include the following items of interest: $779 million for the..read the full notice here
The House Appropriations Committee held a markup of its Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations bill for the Department of Defense. The bill had bipartisan support and was voted out of committee 48 to 4. The FY 2019 House DoD Appropriations Bill and Committee Report include the following items of interest: $34.05 billion…read the full notice here.