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PAA & APC Comments on RFI Use of Common Data Elements in NIH-funded Research

As population scientists, most of our data come from large, government-collected or supported surveys or registries. Our members are very involved in developing surveys, testing respondent strategies, and making comparisons across large population surveys. Our scientists also value the ability...

PAA APC comments to NIH re CDE RFI 5-21 FINAL.pdf

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Endorsement of NSF for the Future Act

PAA endorses H.R. 2225, the NSF for the Future Act, comprehensive legislation to reauthorize the National Science Foundation. The bill would double the size of the NSF budget, establish a new directorate to foster interdisciplinary and translational research, and vigorously promote expansion of...

PAA Endorsement ltr NSFFA 2021 FINAL.pdf

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PAA Members Urged to Respond: Privacy Protection Demonstration Data Release

On April 28, the U.S. Census Bureau released a new set of “demonstration data” to help the data user community evaluate the latest update to the new Disclosure Avoidance System to enhance protection of 2020 Census redistricting. The demonstration data use previously released 2010 Census data...

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Letter in Support of Funding Census Bureau in FY 2022

On behalf of The Census Project (www.thecensusproject.org), a broad-based coalition of business, civic, human services, state and local government, and academic groups committed to supporting the U.S. Census Bureau’s mission to produce full, fair, complete, and accurate data, including data from...

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Letter Supporting CDC Public Health Data Modernization Initiative

As we continue to respond to COVID-19 and prepare to address the next emerging public health threat, the undersigned organizations representing patients, public health professionals, health information technology developers, health care providers, researchers, and scientists urge you to...

Data Modernization FY22 Sign On_FINAL.pdf

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Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Apportionment Data

On April 26, the U.S. Census Bureau announced the first major results from the 2020 Census — state population counts used to apportion se ats in the U.S. House of Representatives. The results included the following: The resident U.S. population (as of April 1, 2020) is 331,449,281...

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CJS Allocation Letter for FY2022

As a broad community of research organizations, professional societies, universities, and private companies, we write to urge you to provide the highest possible fiscal year (FY) 2022 allocation for the Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittees in order to robustly fund the...

FY22 CJS Allocation Letter_FINAL.pdf

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President Biden Releases Initial Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Details

On April 9, President Biden released his Administration’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 discretionary funding request. Typically, the president introduces his proposed budget in early February. It is not unusual for a new Administration’s initial budget to be delayed. However, the FY 2022...

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Congressional Committee Unveils New Bill Reauthorizing National Science Foundation

NSF for the Future Act of 2021 Expands Funding and Scope of the Agency House Science Committee chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) has introduced a much-anticipated bill to reauthorize the National Science Foundation (NSF). H.R. 2225, the NSF for the Future Act of 2021 envisions an...

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Comments on NIH RFI on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Biomedical Research Workforce

PAA and APC are pleased to submit comments in response to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Request for Information (RFI) (NOT-OD-21-066), “Inviting Comments and Suggestions to Advance and Strengthen Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Biomedical Research Workforce and Advance...

PAA comments on NIH UNITE RFI 4-21.pdf

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