The Hill reports that budget deals that took place in Congress this week have reduced funding for legislation including the 21st Century Cures Act, which would streamline drug approvals and support medical research. A “GOP spokesman for the committee said some funding could still be used. After subtracting the budget deal’s offsets, the 21st Century Cures bill has about $350 million in funding provisions left,” the article stated. Congress is expected to vote on the bill by the end of the year. Full story.