Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 24, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: CDC Holds National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine; Administration Purchases Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Doses; Congress Holds Hearings on Vaccine Distribution; House Committee Advanced Stimulus Package Setting-up Vote by Full Chamber.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 17, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Nomination Opportunity: FDA Advisory Committee; AACN Reinforces Priorities as Congress Makes Progress on COVID-19 Stimulus; and AACN’s 2021 Virtual Student Policy Summit is Less Than Two Weeks Away – Register Today!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 10, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Act Today: Congress Reintroduced the FAAN Act as Work Continues on COVID-19 Relief; Biden-Harris Administration Updates; and National Academy of Medicine Publishes New Resources on Healthcare Worker Burnout.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— February 03, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN’s 2021 Virtual Student Policy Summit is Less Than a Month Away – Register Today!; Mental Health Discussion: Harvard Webinar on Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19; and Bipartisan Legislation Re-introduced to Strengthen Nurse Corps and National Health Service Corps.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 27, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Biden Administration Update: New Executive Orders on Equity, Immigration, Student Financial Aid, and COVID-19; Take Action: Welcome your Senators and Representative to the 117th Congress; and Webinar: Learn More About Funding Opportunity for Nurses Specializing in Women’s Health.

  • 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.