NCC Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership Reinforcing COVID-19 Priorities

November 20, 2020

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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.

NCC Sends Letter to Appropriators Updating FY 2021 Funding Requests

November 20, 2020

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Sixty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting at least $269.972 for Title VIII Nursing Workforce and Development Programs and at least $177.976 for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. The undersigned organizations also reiterated their request for additional supplemental funding for these programs.

September 30, 2020

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Fifty-three members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership and key Congressional Committees expressing support for the Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN) Act (S.4396/H.R.7945) and encouraging its inclusion in the next COVID-19 legislative relief package.

Sixty-one members of the Nursing Community Coalition signed onto letters to the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees urging them to support and advance S.997/H.R. 2056 - United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2019.

August 31, 2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter welcoming the new National Institute of Nursing Research’s (NINR) Director, Dr. Shannon Zenk. The NCC has a long tradition of working with NINR by promoting the work of nurse scientists, advocating for investments in research and future researchers, and sharing the Institute’s foundational work to improve healthcare delivery across the care continuum. 

August 18, 2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition reiterates their shared priorities in a letter sent to House and Senate Leadership and key Congressional Committees outlining additional priorities for any COVID-19 legislative package.

July 29, 2020

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Fifty-seven members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership and key Congressional Committees outlining additional priorities for any COVID-19 legislative package.

July 15, 2020

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Forty-five members of the Nursing Community Coalition signed onto a letter urging CMS to continue to remove barriers to practice, encourage innovation, and ensure that our patients have access to the highest quality nursing care by extending, and making permanent, waivers beyond this Public Health Emergency (PHE).

NCC Sends Letter to Appropriators Reiterating FY 2021 Funding Request

June 22, 2020

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Sixty-one members of the Nursing Community Coalition signed onto a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education reiterating our shared funding request of at least $278 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and at least $182 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2021.

June 4, 2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition is deeply concerned with the President’s decision to terminate the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) and strongly urges to President to reconsider.

June 2020

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Members of the Nursing Community Coalition stand united in the fight against racial inequality and injustice. We call for America to be better and pledge to do all we can in that cause.   

May 18, 2020

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Forty-seven members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to the Administration  supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Directive 1899 to remove barriers to practice and allow for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to practice to the full extent of their education and abilities.

April 28, 2020

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Fifty-seven members of the Nursing Community Coalition sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership thanking them for their work to combat COVID-19 and outlining additional priorities for any future COVID-19 legislative package.

April 23, 2020

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Sixty members of the Nursing Community Coalition signed on to 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 $278 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and $182 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year 2021.

March 27, 2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition commends Congress and the Administration for their quick and decisive action to pass and sign into law, H.R. 748 – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes a number of shared NCC priorities.

March 24, 2020

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Forty Senators signed onto a Senate Dear Colleague letter circulated by ​Senate Nursing Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) requesting $278 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2021.

March 19,  2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition Steering Committee sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership outlining NCC's shared priorities for any COVID-19 legislative package. The NCC remains committed to addressing these key issues as we combat this public health crisis.

March 13,  2020

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One hundred and six Representatives signed onto a House Dear Colleague letter circulated by ​Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) requesting $278 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2021.

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

March 2,  2020

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57 members of the Nursing Community Coalition 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 $278 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and $182 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for FY 2021.

February 28,  2020

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60 members of the Nursing Community Coalition signed onto a letter to the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee urging them to support and advance S.997 - United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act of 2019.

February 14,  2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) thanks the United States Senate and House of Representatives for introducing S. Res. 500 and H. Res. 859, resolutions honoring the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

NCC Statement on Year of the Nurse and the Midwife Resolutions

February 10,  2020

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) opposes the severe cuts made to 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) 2021 budget. In addition, the NCC commends the President's investment in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and the additional funding for the Indian Health Service.

January 17,  2020

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53 members of the Nursing Community Coalition responded to a CMS request for feedback on removing Scope of Practice barriers, particularly in regards to Section 5 of the President’s recent Executive Order (EO) #13890 on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors.