In Brief: House Budget Committee
House Budget Committee: March 16 "illustrative" list of discretionary spending cuts under the House $100 bil., five-year tax cut funding bill would eliminate HHS' Agency for Health Care Policy & Research by zeroing out support, saving an estimated $578 mil. over a five-year period. The plan would cut $2.5 bil. from the budget of the National Institutes of Health to encourage "enhanced prioritization" of NIH-supported research and reduce funding by 5%. Other targeted programs include a reduction in General Accounting Office funding by 15%, or $328 mil...
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