Hamburg "Guardedly Optimistic" On FDA 2012 Budget; OMB Plans 2013 Cuts
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is "guardedly optimistic" the agency will retain its current funding level in fiscal 2012, but FDA and other agencies will expect 5% lower budgets for the following year.
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