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Agriculture and Weed Resistance

Mar 10 2016
The environmental challenges of weed resistance are the same for biotech crops and conventional crops if farmers do not use herbicides as directed. Learn more about stewardship practices that help farmers better control weeds and how biotechnology is reducing the impact of pesticides on the environment.

Technological Innovation Program (TIP): NIST proposes new program support, promote, and accelerate innovation in the United States through high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

Mar 10 2016
BIO applauds NIST on implementation of TIP program and urges that personalized medicine be included as an area of "critical national need"

Cures Acceleration Network: BIO Strongly Supports the CAN Program

Mar 10 2016
Implementation of CAN will help NIH-funded researchers bridge the precarious gap between basic research and the eventual development of new cures and treatments for many of the diseases we face today.

Cures Acceleration Network: Patient Group Letter

Mar 10 2016
The letter, signed by approximately 85 patient groups, requests appropriation for CAN in FY2011

Sarbanes-Oxley in Financial Services Compromise: Sarbanes-Oxley 404(b) Legislative Text in the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

Mar 10 2016
BIO advocated for a provision in financial services reform that would ease regulatory burdens for small public biotechnology companies.

Sarbanes Oxley 404(b) recommendations made by the 2009 Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation

Mar 10 2016

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Pilot Circuit Breaker Proposal: SEC issues proposal on pilot circuit breaker program to combat abusive short selling

Mar 10 2016
BIO commends the SEC on its pilot circuit breaker proposal and urges the use of biotech companies in such proposal

IFRS Roadmap: SEC requests comments on U.S. conversion to a set of global accounting standards

Mar 10 2016
BIO provides comment letter to SEC generally supporting the IFRS roadmap while maintaining safeguards for emerging companies during transition.

Letter to the Honorable John Carey

Mar 10 2016
Letter to the Honorable John Carey, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance and Financial Institutions in Ohio from BIO, regarding House Bill 66.

Letter to Governor Deval Patrick

Mar 10 2016
BIO letter to Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts regarding concerns about Senate Bill 2863.