Senate Passes Bill Containing a $2-Billion Increase for the NIH

October 15, 1999

By a vote of 73 to 25, the Senate approved a bill last week that would increase the budget of the National Institutes of Health by $2-billion, to $17.6-billion, and raise the maximum Pell Grant by $200, to $3,325 for fiscal 2000.

The bill is more…

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