Legislative

Nursing Community Coalition Requests House Veterans' Affairs Committee to Advance the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act (9/14/21)

The Nursing Community Coalition urged the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs to support and pass the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2021 (H.R.2568).

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Nursing Community Coalition Commends House for Passing 2022 Appropriations Package that Includes Historic Increases for Nursing Programs and Research (7/29/21)

The Nursing Community Coalition commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 4502, an appropriations package for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 that provides unprecedented increases to key programs impacting nursing education, practice, and research, including:

  • $314.472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs ~ This includes a $50 million, or nearly 19% increase, over FY 2021 enacted levels.
  • $200.782 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research ~ This includes a nearly $26 million, or a 14.7% increase, over FY 2021.

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