"Funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has remained flat in recent years, and uncertainty is growing over the ability of universities and other research institutions to conduct the noncommercial medical research underlying new preventative measures, diagnostic tools, treatments, and cures. In response to significant concerns about the erosion of NIH?s purchasing power, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) has introduced legislation, the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act...."

http://capwiz.com/ram/issues/alert/?alertid=63286056

Senator Tom Harkin has always been on our side

"We have an unfinished agenda" at minute 2.38

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZv51-iP1wo

Paolo