CLSA is co-hosting multi-state life sciences association congressional briefing in Washington DC. This briefing will highlight the critical role of FDA user fees in the development of and patient access to new treatments and cures.
House and Senate Approve $1.1 trillion “Cromnibus” Following the Nov. 4 mid-term elections, Congress reconvened for a lame-duck session to consider a Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill before the previous Continuing Resolution (CR) expired on Dec. 11, 2014. Congressional leaders unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill early last week that included a number of important … Continue reading Washington Report — Dec. 17, 2014: House and Senate Approve $1.1 Trillion “Cromnibus”
California Congressional General Election Recap The Nov. 4 elections brought sweeping changes to the balance of power in Washington. In the House, Republicans increased their advantage, adding at least 10 seats to expand their majority. In the Senate, GOP candidates took control of seats held by Democrats in eight states – more than enough to … Continue reading Washington Report — Nov. 14, 2014
The Nov. 4 elections brought sweeping changes to the balance of power in Washington. In the House, Republicans increased their strong advantage, adding at least 10 more seats to expand their majority. In the Senate, GOP candidates took control of seats held by Democrats in at least seven states – more than enough to seize … Continue reading 2014 Federal & State Election Roundup
Shutdown destined to slam medical research San Francisco Business Times By Ron Leuty http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/biotech/2013/10/shutdown-sequester-joe-derisi-ucsf-nih.html US shutdown threatens to disrupt FDA PM Live By Phil Taylor http://www.pmlive.com/pharma_news/us_shutdown_threatens_to_disrupt_fda_506923 Government Shutdown Hits Research, Teaching Hospitals, Residency Programs Forbes By Bruce Japsen http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2013/10/01/government-shutdown-hits-research-teaching-hospitals-residency-programs/ Wondering about a government shutdown? First thing to know: It all won’t disappear The Washington Post … Continue reading Federal Government Shutdown News Roundup
ANGELIDES BEATS WESTLY IN DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY: State Treasurer Phil Angelides won the Democratic gubernatorial primary election over state Controller Steve Westly by a margin of 47.9 percent – 43.4 percent. The election was characterized by low turnout, with just over one-third of eligible voters casting ballots. One explanation for voter apathy was the extraordinarily negative … Continue reading CHI Bulletin — **Special Edition** June 7, 2006 * Vol. 12, No. 4