Archived Federal Activity

AACN serves as the national voice for academic nursing. AACN’s Federal Policy Agenda outlines priorities for higher education, research, workforce, and models of care that the association advances at a national level. By building relationships within the healthcare community, Congress, and the Administration, AACN seeks to establish the critical role nurses play in achieving quality, cost-effective health care for our nation.

Legislative Activity 

Policy Activity 

Appropriations Archive

Regulations and Comments

2020 Policy & Advocacy Efforts

2021 Policy & Advocacy Efforts