Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 23, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Engage Nursing Students in Future Health Emergency Response; Senate Hosts Hearing on the Pandemic’s Impact on Higher Education; The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act Included in Senate Hearing; MACPAC June Report Released: Includes Recommendations to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 16, 2021

    Inside this edition of  Washington Weekly: AACN Attends National Health Equity Summit; Senate Committee Addresses Mental Health; Mark Your Calendar: CMS to Host Vaccine Outreach Webinars.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 09, 2021

    Inside this edition of  Washington Weekly: June Designated as National Vaccine Month of Action; Senate Dear Colleague Letter Supporting Title VIII Sees Strong Support; Join the Conversation: How to Amplify Your Advocacy Efforts

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— June 02, 2021

    Inside this edition of  Washington Weekly: President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget is Released; Honor Heroic World War II Nurses: Ask your Members of Congress to Cosponsor and Pass the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act Today!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 26, 2021

    Inside this edition of  Washington Weekly: AACN Highlights Academic Nursing Infrastructure Priorities; Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Launched: Offers Discounted Broadband Service; Congress confirms HHS Deputy Secretary Andrea Palm.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 19, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Senate Introduces TRAIN Act to Support Hospital-Based Nursing Schools; Congress Recognizes and Celebrates National Nurses Week; National Academy of Medicine Unveiled the Future of Nursing Report 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 12, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Find COVID-19 Vaccines Near You: HHS National Vaccine Locator Tool; Congressional Update: Committee Hearings Addressing Health Equity and Access

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— May 05, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Biden Administration Marks 100 Days in Office; HHS Awards Millions in American Rescue Plan Funding to Expand COVID-19 Training and Support for Health Centers; House “Dear Colleague” Letter Supporting Title VIII FY 2022 Funding Request Garnered Strong Bipartisan Support.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 28, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Partnership with NIH’s All of Us Research Program; Bipartisan Bills Recognizing the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Reintroduced; Deadline Approaching: Apply for the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Today.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— April 21, 2021

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Policy Update: COVID-19 Community Corps and Other Ongoing Efforts; Congressional Hearings on Public Health Challenges; AACN Responds to Senate HELP Committee Workforce RFI.