Letters of Support

The Association of Public Data Users regularly writes or signs on to letters to Members of Congress or other decision-makers to support federal statistical agencies budget, program, or administrative imperatives. Below are a collection of recent letters that APDU has participated in.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

August 2017 Letter to Appropriations Committees on BEA FY18 Funding

July 2017 Letter to Appropriations Committees on BEA FY18 Funding

Bureau of Labor Statistics

August 2017 Letter to Secretary of Labor in Support of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

March 2017 Letter to Secretary of Education in Support of Education Data Programs

February 2017 Letter to Appropriations Committees in Support of FY17 Funding for Education and Workforce Data Programs

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

June 2017 Letter to Secretary of Transportation in Support of BTS

Census Bureau

November 2017 Letter to Appropriations Committees in Support of FY18 Census Funding

November 2017 Letter to Appropriations Committees in Support of FY18 Census Funding

September 2017 Letter to Congress in Support of Fair And Accurate 2020 Census

June 2017 Letter to President Trump on Nomination of New Director to Census Bureau

April 2017 Letters to House and Senate Appropriations Committees in Support of Census Bureau FY17 and FY18 Funding

Federal Statistical System

March 2017 Letter to Appropriates Committees on Federal Statistical System Support

Individual Support

January 2018 Letter in Support of Andreas Georgiou

Legislation

December 2017 Letter in Support of “PROSPER Act”

November 2017 Letter in Support of “Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act”