BIO Praises Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick for Introducing the Fostering Innovation Act

Jul 10 2013
H.R. 2629 will cut compliance costs for innovative emerging biotech companies

Biotech Leader Testifies at Congressional Hearing on ‘Reducing Barriers to Capital Formation’

Jul 10 2013
Chimerix President and CEO emphasizes the role of the public market to help finance critical R&D.

BIO Welcomes Reopening of USDA BioPreferred Product Certification and Labeling

Jul 2 2013
BIO welcomes the reopening of USDA's BioPreferred labeling program, which enables consumers to identify certified biobased products.

EPA’s Tier III Rule Can Encourage Adoption of Biofuels, BIO Says

Jul 1 2013
BIO urges EPA to finalize Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emissions rules in order to support development of advanced biofuels.

BIO Applauds Legislation That Levels the Playing Field for Renewable Chemicals

Jun 28 2013
BIO today thanked Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) for introducing the Qualifying Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act of 2013, which reduces taxes for U.S. producers and helps them to commercialize homegrown technology.

BIO Statement on Connecticut GE Food Labeling Bill

Jun 26 2013
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law today, PA 13-183, the GMO food labeling bill.  Connecticut is the first state to require the special labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. 

BIO Welcomes President Obama’s Recognition of Biotechnology’s Contribution to Renewable Energy

Jun 25 2013
The President's recently announced Climate Action Plan reiterates support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, and calls for scientists to design new fuels, and farmers to grow new fuels.

BIO Praises Congress for Updating the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to Cover Newest Seasonal Flu Vaccines

Jun 20 2013
BIO applauds Sens. Max Baucus (D-MT) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Reps. Jim Gerlach (R-PA) and Richard Neal (D-MA) on the passage of H.R. 475 to update the existing excise tax to cover the newest seasonal influenza vaccines.

BIO Applauds World Food Prize Laureates

Jun 19 2013
Scientific discoveries have helped to feed the world.

Rep. Peters’ Farm Bill Legislation Levels the Playing Field for Renewable Chemicals

Jun 18 2013
BIO and BIOCOM today thanked Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) for introducing an amendment to the Farm Bill that would make renewable chemicals eligible for the Biorefinery Assistance Program.