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U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Fund National Institutes of Health in Fiscal Year 2019

PAA applauds action the United States Senate took on September 18 to pass a bill that will fund critical federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health , in fiscal year 2019. Learn more about the bill, its outlook and positive implications for the population sciences. ...

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PAA Urges U.S. Commerce Secretary to Protect Census Data Confidentiality

December 12, 2018 We are writing to you as representatives of organizations whose members include census data users from the public, private, and academic sectors to communicate our interest in protecting census data confidentiality. As you know, internal Department of Justice (DoJ)...

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PAA Urges Trump Administration to Act on Revisions to Race and Ethnic Standards

On January 22, 2018, PAA President Wendy Manning and APC President Steve Ruggles sent this letter to White House official, Ms. Neomi Rao, expressing concern about inaction on possible revisions to the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. #GPAC...

letter-to-OMB-re_-revised-racial-and-ethnic-standards-delay-1-18.pdf

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PAA Urges Commerce Secretary Ross to Oppose Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

Writing to express our concern regarding a request from Department of Justice to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. #GPAC2018 #LettersandComments #Census

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PAA Signs Letter to NIH Regarding New Clinical Trial Definition

PAA signed an October 3 letter to the Deputy Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Tabak, urging the agency to work with the research community to address the expansive reach of the agency’s existing clinical trials definition. #GPAC2018 #NIH

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PAA Joins Other National Organizations Opposing ERS Reorganization

PAA is pleased to join other national and state organizations in opposing the realignment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. In August, PAA signed letters to key members of Congress on the Appropriations Committee and Agriculture Committees expressing concerns about...

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Letter Urges Congress to Fund National Center for Health Statistics in Fiscal Year 2018

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is the nation’s principal health statistics agency. Housed within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it provides critical data on all aspects of public health and the health care system through data cooperatives and surveys that...

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PAA Testifies to Congress in Support of Census Bureau and NSF

Thank you, Chairman Shelby, Ranking Member Shaheen, and other distinguished members of the subcommittee, for this opportunity to express support for the Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation (NSF). These agencies are important to the Population Association of America (PAA),, and...

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Comments on National Institute on Aging Strategic Directions 2018

On behalf of the over 3,000 members of the Population Association of America (PAA) and more than 40 population research centers nationwide comprising the Association of Population Centers (APC), we are writing to provide input on new and continued topics to be considered as the National...

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Support Funding for Bureau of Economic Analysis in 2019

We the undersigned organizations write to convey our strong support of at least $102 million for the FY19 budget of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). This amount would allow the BEA budget to continue its important work at nearly the same level as in FY15, accounting for inflation, and...

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