Legislative

Nursing Community Coalition Requests Funding for Nursing Workforce Development Programs and NINR in Fiscal Year 2023 (9/15/22)

The Nursing Community Coalition requests Congress to support funding levels of at least $324.472 million for Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 296 et seq.]) and at least $208.571 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR, National Institutes of Health) in Fiscal Year 2023.

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Nursing Community Coalition Requests Senate to Support NDAA Amendment Honoring U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps (8/23/22)

As the Senate looks ahead to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 7900/S. 4543) conference negotiations, the Nursing Community Coalition requests that recognition for the United States Cadet Nurse Corps be included in any final bill. Specifically, the Coalition requests the Senate to retain “Sec. 5103 - Sense of Congress regarding women who served as cadet nurses during World War II,” in the final FY 2023 NDAA conference agreement, which helps honor the contributions the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps made to the war efforts and recognizes these servicewomen for their dedication to the nation.

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