Harkin to tie stem cell research to spending bill

Soraghan, Mike
June 2007
Hill;6/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 72, p7
The article reports on the plan of Senator Tom Harkin to attach the pro-research legislation to the spending bill being developed by his Appropriations Labor Subcommittee in the U.S. House Appropriations Chairman Dave Obey has been working to establish a veto-proof majority for the bill by adding elements such as an increase in abstinence-only education. According to the author, Harkin's plan is part of a strategy by stem cell research supporters to keep the pressure on President George W. Bush.


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