Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations

January 3

Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees

The Nursing Community sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to fund each of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) in Fiscal Year 2018 with at least the levels proposed by the Senate's Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee bill totaling $234.472 million for Title VIII programs and $155.210 million for NINR in FY 2018.

Read the full statement here.

September 26

Thank you to Senate Appropriations Committee

The Nursing Community sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee to thank them for providing $234.472 million for the HRSA Nursing Workforce Development Programs as well as providing $155.210 million to the National Institute of Nursing Research

Read the full statement here.

August 3

Statement to Senate Appropriations Committee

The Nursing Community sent a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to maintain funding for each of the Nursing Workforce Development Programs.

Read the full statement here.

July 18

Statement to House Appropriations Committee

The Nursing Community sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them to maintain essential funding for all Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY2018.

Read the full statement here.

May 23

Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

The Nursing Community released a statement expressing deep concern over the funding cuts proposed in the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget.

Read the full statement here.

March 8

Testimony for House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Heath and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies 

 

On March 8, 2017, the Nursing Community submitted written testimony to the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittee. The Nursing Community's testimony requests $244 million for the HRSA Nursing Workforce Development programs (authorized under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 296 et seq.]) and $160 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers within NIH.

Read the full testimony here.

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