AACN Sign-Ons with Coalition Partners
November 13: AACN signed onto a Nursing Community Coalition letter requesting at least $302.472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and at least $197.693 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) in fiscal year (FY) 2024, as outlined in the Senate Appropriations Committee passed bill.
October 31: AACN signed onto a Nursing Community Coalition letter welcoming the New Chief Nurse Officer at the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, RDML Jennifer Moon.
October 30: AACN signed onto a letter urging Congress to increase funding for the Community Health Center Fund to $5.8 billion per year for three years.
October 16: AACN signed onto a Nursing Community Coalition letter thanking Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), Jen Kiggans (R-VA-02), and Mike Thompson (D-CA-04) for introducing the bipartisan Nurse Corps Tax Parity Act of 2023 (H.R.5080).
October 12: AACN signed onto an American Council on Education comment letter requesting a 60-day extension to the comment period in order to provide the higher education community with sufficient time to analyze and respond to the proposed changes in the overtime pay exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.