Keep Updated December 2015

Congressional update Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

We are excited that the Omnibus Spending Bill  just passed by Congress contains $2 billion of increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This will help to restore and increase support for critical biomedical research. Although funding for […]

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President Obama signs the Omnibus Bill

Under the Omnibus Bill, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will receive just over $32 billion. This is a $2 billion increase. The PKD Foundation strongly urged Congress to accept this amount. Within NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive […]

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Congressional update Dec. 2015

Congress Increases NIH funding House and Senate negotiators have completed work on funding bills for fiscal year 2016 (the “omnibus”). Congress should approve the bill by Dec. 23. President Obama is expected to sign it into law. Under the omnibus, the […]

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Congressional update Nov. 2015

Congress continues to work on the FY16 budget, using the recent agreement as the blueprint. Congress hopes to complete action by Dec. 11; but, that date may slip a week. The PKD Foundation has urged Congress to accept the Senate’s […]

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