The latest policy and advocacy updates related to the field of clinical and translational science.
On March 11th, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 omnibus appropriations package. The package reflects the impact and importance of advocacy by the clinical and translational science community, and once again provides meaningful funding increases for key programs. Specifically, the FY 2022 omnibus appropriations package provides:
With the five-month delay in finalizing FY 2022 appropriations, the FY 2023 process is already underway on Capitol Hill. CCTS looks forward to continuing to educate congress about the value and importance of the full spectrum of medical research and hopes to working with local community advocates across the country to support the annual request for additional funding.