July 6, 2023
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 Thanks Members of Congress for Introducing the National Nursing Workforce Center Act
On June 12, fifty-five members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter thanking Representatives Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE-At-Large) and Young Kim (R-CA-40), as well as Senate Nursing Caucus Co-Chair, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sen. Thomas Tillis (R-NC), and eight cosponsors for introducing the National Nursing Workforce Center Act of 2023 (H.R.2411/S.1150).
NCC Thanks Representative Courtney and Senator Baldwin for Introducing the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
On June 16, fifty-six members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter thanking Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for introducing the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R.2663/S.1176).
NCC Thanks House Nursing Caucus Co-Chairs and Vice Co-Chairs for Introducing the I CAN Act
On June 20, fifty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter thanking House Nursing Congress Co-Chairs, Reps. David Joyce (R-OH-14) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01), and Vice Co-Chairs, Reps. Jen Kiggans (R-VA-02) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) for introducing the Improving Care and Access to Nurses (I CAN) Act (H.R. 2713).
NCC Thanks Sen. Warren and Rep. Lawler for Introducing the U.S. Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act
On June 28, sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY-17), along with a bipartisan group of 21 original cosponsors, thanking them for introducing the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2023 (S.1633/ H.R. 3428).