Congress Agrees To Keep FDA, Other Agencies Running At Current Funding Level Through Mid-December
The US Congress this week agreed to keep the FDA and other government agencies funded at fiscal-year 2019 levels, extending the continuing resolution another four weeks until 20 December.
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