From the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA), statistics from the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies are necessary for a range of activities affecting the American people including:

  • Allocating fairly, to whom and where needed, over $400 billion in federal fund to states, cities and local governments for public health and safety, education, housing, poverty and other services.
  • Developing a Homeland Infrastructure Protection Plan.
  • Producing the economic indicators the Federal Reserve Board uses to determine interest rates.
  • Measuring the nation’s food security.
  • Drawing school district boundaries.
  • Establishing and enforcing fair lending practices.
  • Helping small businesses make good decisions.

You can support Federal Statistical Agencies, including the Census Bureau, by:

Encouraging Your University to Support Research Funding

Keeping MPSA Informed

Staying Informed