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AACN's Washington Weekly

Published September 01, 2021

American Association of College of Nursing - Washington Weekly - Your Inside Track to Federal Policy

House Adopts $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution Research Program Mini-Grant Award

On August 24, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted the $3.5 trillion budget resolution (S.Con.Res. 14) by a vote of 220-212. With S.Con.Res 14 adopted in the Senate on August 11, this House vote starts the budgetary process where House Committees will begin drafting the spending and tax legislation as outlined by the budget resolution. This vote also coincided with an agreement in the House to move the Senate’s $550 billion infrastructure package, the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), forward. AACN will continue to monitor both the budget reconciliation process and the infrastructure package as Congress returns from their August Recess. To stay up to date, please follow us on Twitter @AACNPolicy.

NINR to Host Artificial Intelligence Webinars

Starting on September 13, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) will host the first of three Methodologies Boot Camps focused on the role artificial intelligence can play in helping to improve health equity. For more information and to register, click here.

Register Now for the Academic Nursing Leadership Conference to Attend - AACN's Fall Virtual Hill Day - October 25, 2021 - Click Here to Register

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