Nursing Community Monthly Roundup – October / November 2020

November 1, 2020

October / November 2020

NCC Sends Letter to Next Administration’s Transition Team

On November 13, members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to the Biden-Harris Transition Team welcoming the opportunity to serve as a resource to the Biden Administration and outlining key priorities to promote America’s health through the nursing lens. In this letter, the NCC strongly encourages the Transition Team to include nurses in every step of the process, in all possible conversations, and among taskforces, commissions, committees, councils, and federal boards.

NCC Sends Letter to Appropriators Updating FY 2021 Funding Requests

On November 20, sixty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting at least $269.972 for Title VIII Nursing Workforce and Development Programs, as outlined in the House, and at least $177.976 for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) as outlined in the Senate Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. The NCC also reiterated their request for additional supplemental funding for these programs.

NCC Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership Reinforcing COVID-19 Priorities

On November 20, fifty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership reinforcing our shared COVID-19 priorities to be included in any pandemic legislative relief package before the end of the 116th Congress.

Events & Meetings:

  • The Nursing Community Coalition held their October Monthly Meeting on October 6, 2020
  • The Nursing Community Coalition held their November Monthly Meeting on November 3, 2020

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