Deadline approaches to pass bill affecting employment for 3,500 FDA workers
Thousands of employees at the Food and Drug Administration would face potential furlough if user fee program legislation isn’t passed by Sept. 30.
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), the chairman of the
House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Sen.
Richard Burr (R-N.C.), the ranking member of the
Sen. Richard Burr (R.-N.C.) introduced legislation forming the Commerce and Workforce Department using recommendations of GAO and the deficit commission. Thirty-five offices would be consolidated into 12 and funding of seven programs or initiatives would be reduced or eliminated.