Policy & Advocacy News


  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 05, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: BREAKING NEWS: Congress Introduces Legislation Investing in Nursing Education and Infrastructure; COVID-19 Legislative and Policy Update; and FY 2021 LHHS-ED Appropriations Bill Passes in Minibus Spending Package.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 29, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: COVID-19 Legislative and Policy Update: COVID-19 Proposal Released and Public Health Emergency Renewed; Stakeholder Engagement Opportunity: CDC Forums on the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain; and Continue Your Advocacy During the August Recess.

  • AACN's Guide to Virtual Advocacy 2020

    Advocacy— July 29, 2020

    Even in unprecedented times, your Members of Congress still need to hear from you. Virtually connect with your legislators to discuss important topics currently impacting your community and our nation.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 22, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Take Action: Urge your Senators to Cosponsor and Pass the Strengthening America's Health Care Readiness Act; AACN Continues Partnership with NIH’s All of Us Research Program; and Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes: Make Your Voice Heard.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 15, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: House Appropriations Committee Advances FY 2021 LHHS-ED Bill; COVID-19 Legislative and Policy Update: Committee Action and Federal Partnerships; and AACN Attends Virtual Event on the Future of Healthcare.

  • 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.