Forty Senators signed onto a Senate Dear Colleague letter circulated by Senate Nursing Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) requesting $266 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2020.
Fifty-eight organizations signed on to written testimony submitted to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The testimony featured the coalition's funding requests of $266 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and $173 million for the National Institute for Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2020.
REMINDER: Nursing Community Coalition Nurse’s Week Congressional Reception, Tuesday, May 7th
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BREAKING NEWS: Congress reintroduces legislation recognizing and honoring the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II (H.R. 2056/S.997) Thank you @SenWarren and @RepCheri for leading this effort! pic.twitter.com/bwcTKdGA1S
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