Another casualty of Republican efforts to balance the federal budgetby 2002 is the FDA.

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Pete Domenici (R-NM) lateTuesday released a target spending plan that would bar constructionof a planned FDA campus _ much like the one housing the NationalInstitutes of Health _ in suburban Clarksburg, Md. The FDA haswanted to consolidate its many centers and divisions, which are nowspread in several locations in the western suburbs of Washington. _Michele L. Robinson

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