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Life science research might get more money

March 5, 2001
By: Jenny Hoff
State Capital Bureau
Links: SB 226

A bill that would give money to life science research is awaiting debate in the Missouri Senate. Jenny Hoff has more from the State Capitol.

OutCue: SOC

Senator Wayne Goode for St. Louis County is sponsoring a bill that would give about $30 million from tobacco settlements to life science research.

He says the research would benefit medical schools and other health organizations.

OutCue: "live a normal life"
Contents: Goode says one of the benefits of the research would be for spinal cord injuries, and helping patients live a normal life.

Goode says the bill should pass without much opposition. From the State Capitol, this is Jenny Hoff with KMOX.

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