Population Scientists Discuss Baby Boomers on Capitol Hill

On July 20, the Population Association of America (PAA), in cooperation with the Association of Population Centers (APC), sponsored its first in-person briefing since 2019, “Happy Birthday, Baby—Boomers!” on Capitol Hill. The briefing featured a panel of experts who...

Statement Announcing FY24 NDD United Sign-On Letter

The Coalition for Health Funding issues the following statement announcing a 760 organization (include APC and PAA) sign-on letter urging Congress to reject cuts to non-defense discretionary appropriations: The Coalition for Health Funding, an alliance of 84 nonprofit...

Statement on House Debt Ceiling and Spending Cut Proposal

As the principal professional societies representing the population sciences, the Population Association of America and Association of Population Centers wish to express their strong opposition to a proposal introduced on April 19, 2023, in the U.S. House of...

President Biden Releases Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal

President Biden Releases Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal: What’s In it for the Population Sciences? On March 9, the Biden Administration began releasing details of its Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget request to Congress. The President’s budget is a symbolic document...

FRN for OMB Race/Ethnicity Standards

The Office of the Chief Statistician of the United States took a key step forward in its formal process to revise OMB’s statistical standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity data across Federal agencies by releasing a set of initial proposals in a...