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April 30, 2019

NIH slated for $2-billion increase in House appropriations bill

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The FY2020 Labor-HHS-Education bill is scheduled to be marked up by the Appropriations subcommittee this afternoon. The bill would fund the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at $41.1 billion, an increase of $2 billion above the final FY2019 level and $6.9 billion above the Trump Administration’s request. The bill also funds student financial aid and higher education programs. For details on proposed funding levels, read more from Federal Relations.