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Groups Ask Senators to Authorize DOE Funding for Interagency Project on Military Biofuel

Apr 27 2012
BIO and some of its partners wrote leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee asking them to include authorization for the U.S. Department of Energy to transfer funds necessary to DOE’s support of an interagency Defense Production Act project to ramp up production of military aviation and diesel fuels. 

BIO Applauds Senate Agriculture Committee for Passing Bipartisan Farm Bill

Apr 27 2012
Programs reauthorized and funded in the Senate Agriculture Committee's version of the Farm Bill are valuable to the biotechnology industry.

BIO Asks House Committee on Ways and Means to Extend Critical Tax Provisions

Apr 26 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today submitted a statement for the record to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing on “Certain Expiring Tax Provisions”. 

New National Bioeconomy Blueprint Can Help Unleash the Promise of Biotech to Drive American Innovation, Promote Job Growth and Continue U.S. Competitiveness

Apr 26 2012
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's new National Bioeconomy Blueprint issued today.

BIO Thanks Senators Lugar, Conrad for Supporting Farm Energy

Apr 26 2012
BIO today thanked Sens. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), and nine others for offering an amendment to improve the 2012 Farm Bill by providing mandatory funding for energy title programs that are helping revitalize rural America and build new agricultural markets

Senator Enzi Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Apr 24 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

Representative Schwartz Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Apr 24 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

Senator Hagan Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Apr 24 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

Representative Rogers Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Apr 24 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

Senator Bob Menendez Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Apr 24 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.