Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • 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

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 29, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: COVID-19 Legislative and Policy Update; and Research!America Discusses Potential COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Options

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 22, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Letter Sent to Congressional Leadership Outlining Ongoing COVID-19 Legislative Requests; Congress Comes to Agreement on Interim COVID Relief Package; and Addressing Maternal Mortality in America.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 15, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Department of Education Announces Guidance on CARES Act Education Grants; Federal Communications Commission Begins Vetting Applications for COVID-19 Telehealth Aid; American Public Health Association and National Academy of Medicine Discuss COVID-19 Treatment; and Feedback Requested: AACN’s COVID-19 Federal Response Survey

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 08, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Celebrates National Public Health Week; Letter Sent to Governors to Address Health Care and Mental Health Access; CMS Podcasts and “Office Hours”; and Feedback Requested: AACN’s COVID-19 Federal Response.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 01, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: CARES Act Signed Into Law: Includes Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization; Feedback Requested: AACN’s Continued COVID-19 Federal Response; and COVID-19 Response: Administration Action and Update

  • AACN's Washington Weekly: Special Edition

    Advocacy, Policy— March 26, 2020

    Late last night, the Senate released the text of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and passed it by a vote of 96 to 0.