Tell Congress: Research Can’t Afford “Flat” Funding
Congress has not yet finished its work on the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2017 funding. Passing an appropriations package in an election year is a difficult task, one that has not successfully been met in recent presidential election cycles. This makes the possibility of a continuing resolution (CR), which extends current FY16 funding levels and effectively “flat” funds research, significantly more likely. Some members of Congress are even pushing for a long-term CR, which would not allow for a continued, sustained commitment to medical innovation. Take action now, click here.