Nursing Community Monthly Roundup – January 2022

February 1, 2022

OADN continues our federal advocacy on your behalf as a member of the Nursing Community Coalition, where we work to ensure that nurses are supported and that nursing education is funded.

NCC Sends Letter to Appropriators Reiterating FY 2022 Funding Requests
On January 19, sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting at least $314.472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce and Development Programs and at least $200.782 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.

NCC Sends Letter to Senators Supporting Shared Nursing Priorities in Build Back Better Act
On January 19, fifty-seven members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter urging the Senate to advance sound policies within the Build Back Better Act, including support for nursing education pathways, the Nurse Corps, and Momnibus.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to the Administrator of the Health Resources & Services Administration
On January 31, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter welcoming Carole Johnson, who was recently selected to be the Administrator of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA).