Sen. Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced "The Veterinary Public Health Workforce Expansion Act of 2007" (S. 746/H.R. 1232) in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives respectively.
If passed, the bill will establish a competitive federal grants program to build research, diagnostic and training capacity in the nation's veterinary medical colleges. The funding would allow for classroom construction, as well as teaching facilities, diagnostic and research laboratories needed to increase the number of veterinarians trained each year. The
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