Advocacy & Public Policy

Mar 18, 2021
Members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies requesting $530 million for Title VIII nursing workforce development programs.
Mar 4, 2021
In a Feb. 25 letter, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) urged Congressional leaders to include support for front-line health care workers and nursing education in the next COVID-19 relief package.
Feb 26, 2021
According to the National Council of the State Boards of Nursing, more than 5 million RNs and LPNs are in the United States. That is significantly more than the 1 million licensed physicians. By contrast, 11 physicians but only 3 nurses were elected to the current U.S. Congress.
Jan 13, 2021
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Jan 6, 2021
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Jan 6, 2021
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Nov 13, 2020
Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., is projected to win reelection to represent Illinois’s 14th Congressional District.
Nov 12, 2020
Fiscal year 2021 spending bills released this week by the Senate Appropriations Committee contain increased funding
Nov 5, 2020
Nurses ran for national and state offices this year, with some achieving victory and others losing to their opponents or awaiting results in races that were too close to call at press time.