Policy & Advocacy News


  • 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

  • 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