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HELP Committee Leaders Add Voice To Doubts About New User Fees

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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HELP Chairman Harkin and ranking member Enzi say potential riders added to the FDA user fee bill could slow down passage and add more work for agency staff. The senators’ concern follows House appropriators’ doubts as obstacles to approval for new food safety user fees.

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