Policy & Advocacy News


  • 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.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— March 25, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Congressional Compromise Reached on COVID-19 Stimulus Package and AACN Advocates Participate in Virtual Advocacy Day!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— March 19, 2020

    In this week's Washington Weekly, President and CEO Deborah Trautman meets with the White House Administration for a COVID-19 briefing.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— March 11, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Join us for a Virtual Advocacy Day on Monday, March 23; Coronavirus Supplemental Spending Package is Signed into Law; and AACN Attends Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs’ Event

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— March 04, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Urge your Representative to sign the "Dear Colleague" Letter supporting Title VIII funding; AACN attends Congressional Briefing on Youth Vaping; Registration and Webinar Updates for Student Policy Summit; and use "Hill Day Hub" as your go-to resource during AACN's 2020 Spring Advocacy Day.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 26, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Urge your Members of Congress to support heroic World War II Cadet Nurses; AACN attends Congressional Briefing on Increased Access to Non-Opioid Paid Management Choices; and Congress and the Administration Work to Address the Coronavirus Threat.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 19, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Resolutions honoring the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife are introduced in Congress; AACN's 2020 Student Policy Summit is nearly a month away – register today; and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the Patient Engagement Advisory Committee are accepting nominations.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 12, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President's FY 2021 budget includes significant cuts to nursing workforce, education, and research; AACN presents faculty shortage data to NACNEP; ACS Congressional Briefing Examines Medicaid Expansion; and BPC Future of Health Care Leaders prescribe health care reform.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 05, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Top Five Reasons to Attend AACN’s Student Policy Summit; Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes: Counting Down to the 2020 Election; and AACN attends panel on healthcare automation

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 29, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN comments on CMS request for scope of practice feedback; HRSA is accepting 2020 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships Program applications through March 6; GAO releases report on barriers to opioid use disorder treatments; and Student Policy Summit registration is filling up – reserve your spot today!