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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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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 ...

PAA APC Biden transition team letter 12-20.pdf

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Coalition for National Science Funding Urges Biden Transition to Prioritize NSF

The Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF), representing more than 130 scientific societies, universities and independent research entities, recently shared its priorities with the incoming Biden/Harris transition team. The blueprint highlighted the need for more robust funding at NSF and...

CNSF Transition Recommendations (2020) 12.1 final.pdf

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PAA Comments on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID Research

December 7, 2020 -- PAA and APC are pleased NIH has developed a strategic plan to help guide the significant resources that have been directed at the agency. Further, we are pleased that NIH is encouraging a broad spectrum of research beyond development of therapeutics and vaccines—as...

PAA APC comments on NIH COVID strategic plan 12-20 FINAL.pdf

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Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) Presented 2020 PAA Excellence in Public Service Award

On Tuesday, November 17, PAA virtually presented the 2020 Excellence in Public Service Award to Senator Gary Peters from Michigan.* Several PAA members from Michigan, as well as PAA President Eileen Crimmins and PAA Director of Government Affairs Mary Jo Hoeksema, attended the virtual...

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CDC Coalition Letter for FY 2021 Funding

As you work to finalize the FY 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, the undersigned members of the CDC Coalition and other supporting organizations urge you to support at least the House level of $7.926 billion for the Centers for Disease...

201124_FY2021_CDCCoaltion.pdf

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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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Letter Thanking Reps for "Saving the Civil Service Act"

PAA and APC signed onto a letter thanking Majority Leader Hoyer and Reps. Connolly and Maloney for introducing the “Saving the Civil Service Act” to reverse the “Executive Order on Creating Schedule F in the Excepted Service” that would create a new classification of “Schedule F” employees...

ThankYou_SavingTheCivilServiceAct.pdf

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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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