Policy & Advocacy News


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 19, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: 59th Presidential Inauguration: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Office Amid Public Health Crisis; Department of Education Makes More than $21 Billion Available to Support Colleges and Universities; and Register Today for AACN’s 2021 Virtual Student Policy Summit.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 13, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The 117th Congress Commences: Impeachment Proceedings Underway; Deadline Approaching: Nursing Workforce Diversity Program; and Apply Now for the 2021 Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 06, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Happy New Year! 2020 Year in Review.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 23, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Congress passes a joint COVID-19 stimulus and Fiscal Year 2021 spending package; Congressional Nursing Leaders released a blueprint of priorities to support the nursing workforce; and Student Loan Opportunity for Schools of Nursing.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 16, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: COVID-19 Vaccine Approved and Distribution Commences; AACN Attends the 2020 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture on Social Determinants of Health; Continued Negotiation in Congress on COVID-19 Relief and Omnibus Spending Packages.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 09, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Congress Proposes Compromise COVID-19 Legislative Relief Package; Secretary Betsy DeVos Extends Student Loan Relief Through January 2021; SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program Opens in January 2021.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 02, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: End of the Year Push: Supporting COVID-19 and Funding Request on Capitol Hill; Funding Opportunities Available for Schools of Nursing.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 18, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Sends Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team; COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Two Vaccine Candidates Show Promise; Join Us in Celebrating National Rural Health Day; and National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Announces Development of New Strategic Plan.  

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 11, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: In Honor of Veterans Day; Senate Released FY 2021 Spending Bills: Additional Investments in Research, Nursing Education, and Workforce; Sign-Up Today: Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity at NINR.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 04, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Looking Ahead to the Lame Duck Session; AACN Attends Webinar on Building Vaccination Confidence in Communities of Color; Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Funding Opportunity.