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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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PAA Response to International Student Visa Proposed Changes

PAA and APC wrote a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding our concerns over a proposed rule recently issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students,...

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Response to Proposed Changes to International Student Visas

PAA and APC writing to express concerns regarding a proposed rule recently issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign...

PAA APC comments on DHS student visa proposal 10-20.pdf

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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...

Diversity Training Changes Multisociety Letter.pdf

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Concern Regarding UNICAMP Demography Department Closing

PAA and APC contacted UNICAMP to express concern regarding a recent decision announced by the Board of Directors of the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) to close its Demography department. Population scientists recognize the prestigious UNICAMP Demography department as one of the most...

PAA APC letter to UNICAMP 10-20.pdf

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Letter to Sec. Ross on Census Bureau Political Appointees

We send Secretary Ross the attached letter on behalf of the presidents of the Population Association of America, American Statistical Association, and Association of Population Centers. Thank you for considering our views, and the request to discuss further, our concerns regarding the recent...

Ross_SeptemberPAA_ASA FINAL 9-20.pdf

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Letter in Support of COVID related research funding at the AHRQ

PAA and APC signed this letter endorsing a bill introduced by Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) in support of COVID related research funding at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). #GPAC2020 #COVID-19 #Health #LettersandComments

Friends of AHRQ Endorsement for H.R. 8067.pdf

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Comments in Response to House Science Committee Discussion Draft of Legislation to Reauthorize the National Science Foundation

In general, we view the draft legislation very favorably. We are particularly pleased to see robust and increasing funding levels that would effectively double the funding for NSF over five years. We applaud this increase in funding, which we believe is long overdue. Second, we were extremely...

PAA-APC Comments on House NSF Reauth Discussion Draft July 2020.pdf

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Letter Urging Congress for NIH Supplemental Funding

Nearly 180 organizations and institutions that joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research sign-on letter, urging negotiators to work quickly to “finalize a bipartisan agreement and to support emergency funding of at least $15.5 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).” The letter...

Ad Hoc Letter_NIH Funding in COVID Supplemental August 2020_Final 8.7.20 1105am.pdf

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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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