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Democrat CA 52

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  • Protecting Scientific Research from the Sequester

    by Representative Scott H. Peters

    Posted on 2013-02-26

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    PETERS of California asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. PETERS of California. Mr. Speaker, last week I visited the Salk Institute, a cutting-edge biological research facility whose work has contributed to San Diego's status as the number two life science cluster in the United States. At Salk, I met Dr. Geoff Wahl, a professor who leads a groundbreaking cancer research lab, and Bianca Kennedy, a breast cancer advocate and survivor.



    =========================== NOTE =========================== February 26, 2013, on page H650, the following appeared: Mr. HUFFMAN asked and was given Mr. HUFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, last The online version should be corrected to read: Mr. PETERS of California asked and was given Mr. PETERS of California. Mr. Speaker, last ========================= END NOTE ========================= In fiscal year 2012, San Diego firms received more than $130 million from the National Science Foundation and $850 million from the National Institutes of Health. It's these types of investments that have created hundreds of thousands of jobs and bolstered our economy, contributing also to the quality of life for people around the world.

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