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PAA Urges Congress to Fund Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in FY 2018

The undersigned 153 members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting state and national organizations urge you to provide at least $7.8 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s programs as you work to develop a final FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and...

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PAA Joins Organizations to Express Support for Funding and Leadership at Bureau of Labor Statistics

We write today to draw attention to three issues. First, we ask you to prioritize the filling of BLS leadership positions. Second, as a related matter, we are concerned about the Department’s recent decision to inform participants in the Pathways program that BLS would not be allowed to convert...

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Letter of Support for Funding Bureau of Economic Analysis in FY 2018

As you conference the FY18 CJS appropriations bill, we the undersigned organizations write to convey our strong support of $105.4 million for the FY18 budget of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). This amount would allow the BEA budget to continue its important work at the same level as in...

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Letter of Support for Funding Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program in FY 2018

On behalf of the undersigned organizations dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the nation’s children, we write to thank you for including $165 million in funding for the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program in the House Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Labor, Health and...

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Comments on OMB’s Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

We are pleased to respond to the notice in the March 1, 2017 Federal Register requesting comments on potential revisions of the OMB’s standards on race and ethnicity that would replace the current standard in effect since 1997. #LettersandComments #data #GPAC2017 ​​​

PAA-APC-Comments-on-race-ethnicity-standards-to-OMB-4-17.pdf

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Letter Urging Congress to Fund Centers for Disease Control in Fiscal Year 2018

The undersigned 182 members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting state and national organizations urge you to provide at least $7.8 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s programs in the FY 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies...

170330_FY2018_CDCCoaltion.pdf

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Letter Urging Congress to Support Aging and Alzheimer’s/Dementia Research Funding in FY 2018

We thank you for recognizing and responding decisively in the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) appropriations bills to address the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia (including vascular, Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal degeneration). We support your efforts to cement the...

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PAA Urges Congress to Protect Graduate Student Tax Benefits in H.R. 1, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

November 15, 2017 Dear Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi: The undersigned organizations represent a broad spectrum of scientific and engineering societies. Together we represent millions of scientists, mathematicians and engineers from around the world, including students studying at...

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PAA Joins AAAS to Express Support for Science and Concern Regarding Seven Banned terms at CDC

As this Administration nears the end of its first year, we the undersigned science, engineering and higher education organizations are writing to respectfully request your assistance and commitment in ensuring that the federal government utilizes science-based decision making in its policy...

Community-Statement-to-OMB-on-Science-and-Government-CLEAN.pdf

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PAA Urges Congress to Fund Census Bureau in Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Measure

Writing to urge Congress to allocate at least $300 million above the funding level for the Census Bureau in the FY 2018 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill (H.R. 3267), which will be incorporated into an omnibus spending measure. This funding level is necessary not only to ensure...

2017-09-01censusprojectletter-f1.pdf

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