Nursing Community Monthly Roundup – May 2021

NCC Submits Testimony to House Appropriation Subcommittee
On May 6, sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto 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 $530 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and $193 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2022.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to U.S. Secretary of Labor
On May 11, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Mr. Martin Walsh, who was recently confirmed as the 29th Secretary for the U.S. Department of Labor.

NCC Thanks Sen. Warren and Rep. Bustos for Introducing the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act
On May 28, forty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent letters to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), along with the bipartisan group of 40 original cosponsors, thanking them for introducing the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2021 (S.1220/H.R.2568).