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Excerpt: As you are aware, unprecedented economic challenges threaten current and future generations of Americans. Our nation faces prolonged high unemployment, anemic economic growth, and a national debt rapidly approaching $17 trillion. The U.S. Senate has not passed a budget in four years, and the President has not yet submitted a fiscal year 2014 budget proposal to Congress.
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Excerpt: While the committee recognizes the importance of expanding broadband access to rural areas of the country, we are concerned with suggestions that the BIP program may have been used to overbuild existing systems rather than extend service to areas that legitimately meet the underserved/unserved eligibility requirements.
Excerpt: However, despite these positive steps, we continue to be concerned about the lack of a clear statement from FDA regarding the agency's intention to prevent the marketing of non-abuse-deterrent generic versions of innovator products that have been withdrawn from the market and replaced with abuse-deterrent formulations.