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Congress Passes FY 2021 Funding Bills and Next COVID Relief Measure

On December 21, Congress approved legislation, H.R. 133 , the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which combined all 12 Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations bills and a $900 billion COVID relief package. The House passed the bill in two votes – 327 – 85 (Divisions B, C, E, and F) and 359-53 ...

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Letter to President-Elect Biden Transition Team

PAA and APC have sent a letter to the Biden transition team regarding our priorities for the next Administration. This letter includes several sections including: Supporting the Population Sciences in the First 100 Days Recommendations for Agencies Supporting the Population Sciences ...

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PAA Joins Other Orgs in Boosting Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) in FY 2021 and Beyond

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), located at the Department of Commerce, the principal statistical agency providing accurate, objective and comprehensive data about the nation’s economy, is a vital source of data for economists and other population scientists. Recently, PAA joined the...

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U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Funding Recommendations and Praises Population Research

Agency President’s Request House Recommendation Senate Recommendation PAA Recommendation National Institutes of Health $38 billion $46.9 billion $43.6 billion $44.7 billion National Center for Health Statistics ...

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Testimony to House LHHS on Funding for FY 2020

PAA/APC testimony to House Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee in support of funding for the National Institutes pf Health, National Center for Health Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, and Bureau of Labor Statistics in Fiscal Year 2020. ...

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PAA Endorses Letter on Changes to Diversity Training Program for Federal Employees

PAA endorsed the attached letter to OMB Director Russell Vought about the recent changes to diversity training program requirements for Federal employees and contractors. The undersigned scientific societies strongly urge the Administration to rescind its elimination of federal employee...

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Letter Urging Congress to Pass Budget Agreement and Raise Caps

Population Association of America joins hundreds of organizations to urge Congress to pass a budget agreement and raise the federal budget caps in Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021. #GPAC2019 #FederalFunding #LettersandComments

2019_NDDUnited_Community_Sign_On_vF.pdf

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Letters on ECHO Funding

PAA joined related organizations thanking the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies for including $165 Million in funding for the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program in the House FY 2020...

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LEAD Coalition Letters Urging Congress to Boost FY 2021 Aging and Dementia Research Funding

May 22, 2020, 196 LEAD Coalition member organizations and allies wrote to Congress urging that the FY 2021 appropriations bills include substantial increases in funding to strengthen the national response to Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, along with including report language...

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