NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Congress is seeking to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health by $150 million for a total of $30.3 billion as part of its fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill released on Tuesday. 

The bill provides more than $1.013 trillion in total funding to the federal government for fiscal 2015, which began on Oct. 1 and provides funding for all of the federal agencies and departments, except the Department of Homeland Security, which is being funded under a temporary Continuing Resolution. 

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