Sens. Push Sebelius To Protect Medical Research Funds

Law360, Washington (March 7, 2012, 3:57 PM EST) -- A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday cautiously supported the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' proposed 2013 budget, but emphasized that more money should be spent on biomedical research instead of pouring all available resources into health care entitlement programs.

Members of the the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies questioned HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a hearing Wednesday over HHS' proposed $76.4 billion 2013 fiscal year budget. The budget provides flatlined support for the National...
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