US Senate Targeting Additional $2.1B for NIH
 
The US Senate late last week passed a resolution that would add $2.1 billion to the White House’s proposed National Institutes of Health budget for 2009.
 
Senators Arlen Specter (R – Penn.) and Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) added the extra funds to the President’s proposed $29.5 billion through an amendment to a budget resolution that will set the limits on the spending frame for upcoming debate on the 2009 budget.
 

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