Tag Archives: 21st Century Cures

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

114th Congress Adjourns; Government Funding Extended Until April; President Obama Signs Cures Legislation; Bill Renewing Science Programs Passes House and Senate The House and Senate recessed for the holiday and are not expected to conduct any additional business for the remainder of the year, effectively adjourning the 114th Congress. Before leaving town, Congress closed out… Read More »

NIH advisory committee discusses new legislation and presidential transition

On December 8 and 9, the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened to discuss efforts related to ongoing projects as well as emerging issues within the biomedical research community. Francis Collins, MD, PhD, was pleased to report the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, bipartisan legislation… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Struggles with Decisions on Government Funding; Cures Legislation Passes House; FASEB-Led Effort Protects Funding for Research Grants Despite three weeks of negotiations, members of Congress are still no closer to reaching an agreement on how to fund the government once the current “continuing resolution” (CR) expires on December 9. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s plan… Read More »