NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Shared Public Health Infrastructure Priorities

July 9, 2021

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Fifty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership and key Committees outlining our shared public health, education, and workforce priorities and urged their inclusion in any infrastructure package. 

NCC Submits Testimony to Senate Appropriation Subcommittee

June 23, 2021

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Sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto written testimony submitted to the Senate 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 $199.755 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2022.

June 22, 2021

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Fifty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter to the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee urging them to support and advance S.1220/H.R.2568 - United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2021.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

June 21, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Andrea Palm, who was recently confirmed as the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

June 21, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, who was recently confirmed as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

Thirty-Seven Senator’s Support FY 2022 Funding for Title VIII in Senate Dear Colleague Letter

June 4, 2021

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Thirty-Seven Senators signed onto a Senate Dear Colleague letter circulated by ​Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) requesting $530 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2022.

NCC Statement on the President's FY 2022 Budget

June 1, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement supporting restored and increased funding for key domestic and health care programs, such as Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and the National Institute of Nursing Research, in the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Budget.

NCC Thanks Sen. Warren and Rep. Bustos for Introducing the U.S. Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act

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 a 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). 

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to U.S. Secretary of Labor

May 11, 2021

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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 Submits Testimony to House Appropriation Subcommittee

May 6, 2021

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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 Thanks Rep. Underwood and Sen. Booker for Introducing the Momnibus Act

April 29, 2021

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Forty-five members of the  Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a thank you letter to Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) for introducing the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 (H.R. 959/S.346). The Momnibus Act provides a multipronged approach to addressing maternal health in the United States.

Nearly 90 Representatives Support FY 2022 Funding for Title VIII in House Dear Colleague Letter

April 28, 2021

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Eighty-nine Representatives signed onto a House Dear Colleague letter circulated by ​Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) requesting $530 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2022.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

April 8, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the recently confirmed Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Rachel Levine, welcoming her as she begins work to ensure all individuals receive the healthcare they deserve.

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to U.S. Surgeon General

April 8, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the recently confirmed U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, welcoming him to his new position and thanking him for his commitment to public health, ensuring the health of underrepresented communities, and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NCC Sends Letter Supporting Legislation to Address Workplace Violence

March 31, 2021

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Fifty-One members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership urging for consideration and passage of the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195).

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

March 25, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, welcoming him to his new position and outlining our shared priorities to combat COVID‐19, preserve critical advancements, and support the health of our nation. 

NCC Sends Appropriations Request to House and Senate LHHS-ED Appropriations Subcommittees

Sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto letters to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies outlining the funding request levels of $530 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and $193 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for FY 2022.

NCC Statement on the American Rescue Plan Act Becoming Law

March 11, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement commending Congress and the Administration for actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic by passing and signing into law H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. 

NCC Sends Letter of Congratulations to U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs

March 3, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the recently confirmed U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, welcoming him to his new position and pledging to work with him to improve veteran's health through nursing care. 

NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Shared COVID-19 Priorities

February 25, 2021

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Fifty-nine members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership and key Committee Members, urging them to include shared legislative priorities in the COVID-19 relief package.

NCC Congratulates Chairwoman DeLauro on her Leadership of the House Appropriations Committee

January 29, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) congratulated Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) on her election as Chair to the House Committee on Appropriations and looks forward to working with her again in the 117th Congress.

NCC Commits to Work with Biden-Harris Administration

January 22, 2021

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) issued a statement committing to work with the Biden-Harris Administration as we continue to combat COVID-19 and advance sound health care policy.

NCC Welcomes 117th Congress

The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) welcomed Senators and Representatives to the 117th Congress and outlined our shared priorities to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, invest in Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs, and support nursing research. The NCC looks forward to working with the new Congress to support our current and future nursing workforce.