Heard on the Hill
Over the years COSSA has presented testimony to various House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees are part of public record testimony. Through testimony, COSSA defends the social and behavioral sciences and justify increased funding for these disciplines based on the important results of past research and the challenging opportunities for new research. In recent years, the Subcommittees, for the most part have eliminated public witness testimony, but accepts written statements submitted for the record.
In addition, COSSA testifies before federal agency panels and National Academy of Sciences’ committees. COSSA also helps organize hearings in cooperation with congressional committees.
Written Testimony for the Record on Behalf of the American Community Survey (ACS), Howard J. Silver, Executive Director, Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA), Joint Economic Committee, Hon. Bob Casey, Chair, and Hon. Kevin Brady, Vice Chair, June 19, 2012
Statement by the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research on FY 2012 Appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services submitted for the record to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives, April 15, 2011
Testimony of the CDC Coalition Concerning the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS and Education, Submitted for the Record, April 15, 2011
Statement of the Coalition for the Advancement of Health Through Behavioral and Social Science Research (CAHT-BSSR) on FY 2012 Funding for the National Institutes of Health submitted for the record to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, The Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, May 2, 2011
Joint Statement of Support for the NIH National Children's Study, May 23, 2011