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Bush Budget Proposal Disappointing for Genomics Funding Agencies

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President George W. Bush’ s proposed budget for fiscal year 2002 included a $2.8 billion increase in the NIH budget to $23.1 billion. Bush pledged while campaigning to double the NIH budget from the 1998 levels by 2003, which would require an increase of $4.1 billion next year, a 17.7% hike over the proposed 2002 figure and the biggest one-year increase since the plan was proposed by former President Bill Clinton.

The 1998-2002 budget history of the NIH and other federal agencies that support genomics research is represented below.

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