White House Says Sequester Threatens Drug Approvals

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 8:13 PM EST) -- If allowed to go into effect, the sequester would delay new drug approvals, cut down on government-funded scientific research, and threaten mental health services for almost 400,000 mentally ill adults and children, the White House warned Friday.

In a fact sheet on how the sequester would affect “middle class families, jobs and economic security,” the White House laid out some of the programs at risk if Congress fails to find $1.2 trillion in budget cuts on its own by March 1. If it can't, the Budget...
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