November 30, 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 Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership Outlining Updated FY 2024 Funding Requests
On November 13, all sixty-three members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership, as well as to House and Senate Appropriations Committees, requesting at least $302.472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and at least $197.693 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) in fiscal year (FY) 2024, as outlined in the Senate Appropriations Committee passed bill. The NCC further outlined that now is not the time to go backwards on funding. The NCC urged Congress to avoid a long-term continuing resolution (CR) and fully fund these critical programs.
NCC Sends Letter Welcoming the New NIH Director
On November 30, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli welcoming her as the 17th Director of the National Institutes of Health and outlining our commitment in elevating nursing research and the work of our nurse scientists.