Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 08, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: House LHHS-ED Appropriations Subcommittee Advances FY 2021 Appropriations Bill; CDC Releases Guidance on COVID-19 Testing for Colleges and Universities; and NINR Update: New Director Named and Opportunity to Explain What Nursing Research Means to You.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 01, 2020

    AACN's Government Affairs and Policy team reflects on the first half of 2020 and provides an overview of the advocacy work and successes from these past six-months. We’d like to thank all of our AACN Advocates for your impactful efforts and wish everyone a happy Fourth of July! Check out our Advocacy and Policy COVID-19 efforts webpage here.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 24, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Supreme Court Decision Blocks Termination of DACA Program; All of Us Research Program Joins the Fight Against COVID-19; and AACN FY 2021 Appropriations Update: Momentum Building.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 17, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: COVID-19 Legislative Update: AACN’s Higher Education Advocacy; AACN Joins with Other Nursing Coalitions in Urging the Administration to Reconsider the U.S. Withdrawal from the WHO; and Feedback Requested: AACN’s COVID-19 Federal Response.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 10, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Senators Hold A Hearing on Ways to Safely and Effectively Reopen Colleges; COVID-19 Legislative Update: AACN’s Coalition Activity; and Join AACN’s Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes Initiative.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 03, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: MedPAC Appointments Include AACN Nominee, Dr. Betty Rambur; COVID-19 Legislative Update: Congressional Hearings Overview; and REMINDER: Comment Opportunity for Nurse Faculty Loan Program.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 27, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: In honor of our service members, urge Congress to cosponsor and pass the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act (H.R. 2056/S. 997).

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 20, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Notice for Comments: Nurse Faculty Loan Program; Congressional Update: House Passes HEROES Act and Resolution to Allow for Proxy Voting; and The Administration Discusses Reopening Colleges with Higher Education Leaders.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 13, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: COVID-19 Legislative Update: House Democrats Release HEROES Act and Other Congressional Action; and Celebrating National Nurses Week: May 6-12.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 06, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Research!America Talks COVID-19 Response Efforts and Challenges Facing the Research Community; and National Academy of Medicine to Host Virtual Forum on Clinician Well-Being During COVID-19