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2016

April 15, 2016: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Funding for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Institute of Education Sciences, and International Education and Foreign Language Programs

April 15, 2016: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Funding for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Institute of Education Sciences, and International Education and Foreign Language Programs

March 31, 2016: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Funding for the National Science Foundation, Census Bureau, National Institute of Justice, and Bureau of Justice Statistics

March 25, 2016: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on Fiscal Year 2017 Funding for the National Science Foundation, Census Bureau, National Institute of Justice, and Bureau of Justice Statistics

January 6, 2016: Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects or the “Common Rule” (joint comments with AERA and ICPSR)

2015

August 14, 2015: COSSA Comment to Senate Commerce Committee on Maximizing the Impact of Basic Research

July 31, 2015: COSSA Statement on the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act (H.R. 3293)

July 2, 2015: COSSA Statement on the House & Senate FY 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts

May 28, 2015: COSSA Statement on the House FY 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act

April 30, 2015: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on FY 2016 Funding for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Institute of Education Sciences

April 17, 2015: COSSA Statement on the House America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1806)

April 8, 2015: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on FY 2016 Funding for the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, and Bureau of Justice Statistics

April 3, 2015: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on FY 2016 Funding for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Institute of Education Sciences

March 26, 2015: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on FY 2016 Funding for the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, and Bureau of Justice Statistics

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2014

December 9, 2014: COSSA Letter to U.S. Department of Commerce on Proposed Elimination of American Community Survey Questions

December 2, 2014:  Community Letter to House and Senate in Support of NIH Peer Review

November 12, 2014: Community Letter to Congress in Support of FY 2015 Omnibus Spending Bill

October 26, 2014: COSSA Letter to National Children’s Study Working Group

September 8, 2014: Sign-On Letter Opposing the Conference Accountability Act of 2014 (S. 1347)

August 8, 2014: COSSA Statement on the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014 (S. 2757)

June 17, 2014: CAHT-BSSR/COSSA Letter to House Appropriations Subcommittee

May 23, 2014: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on FY 2015 Funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

April 24, 2014: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Committee on “Driving Innovation through Federal Investments”

April 23, 2014: Testimony Submitted to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on FY 2015 Funding for the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis

March 31, 2014: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies on FY 2015 Federal Science Funding

March 28, 2014: Testimony Submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies on FY 2015 Funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)