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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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Letter Urging Congress to Pass Budget Agreement and Raise Caps

Population Association of America joins hundreds of organizations to urge Congress to pass a budget agreement and raise the federal budget caps in Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021. #GPAC2019 #FederalFunding #LettersandComments

2019_NDDUnited_Community_Sign_On_vF.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

letter-to-Ross-re_-citizenship-question-on-census-1-18.pdf

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Letters on ECHO Funding

On behalf of the undersigned organizations dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the nation’s children, we write to thank you for the inclusion of $165 million in funding for the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program in the House Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Labor, Health...

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Population Research Programs Praised in House Report

On July 13, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the Fiscal Year 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill, which funds the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies that directly and indirectly support the population sciences....

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PAA/APC Join Hundreds of U.S. & International Orgs Urging White House to Support WHO

PAA/APC Join Hundreds of U.S. & International Orgs Urging White House to Support WHO to not only to stop the spread of COVID-19, but also to help strengthen the global public health architecture to mitigate a crisis of this magnitude from happening again. . #GPAC2020 #LettersandComments ...

Final-signed-Open-Letter-in-support-of-WHO-1.pdf

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