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AACN’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Requests

For FY 2015, AACN is requesting:

FY 2015 Appropriations Chart

AACN Letter to Representative Urging Passage of H.R. 83 Continued and Consolidating Appropriations Act of 2015

On December 11, AACN sent a letter to the House of Representatives asking them to vote yes on a funding bill that proposes increases for nursing education and healthcare research programs.

FY 2015 Submitted Testimony to the LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee

House

AACN Request Letters to LHHS-ED Appropriations Subcommittee

AACN, the Tri-Council for Nursing, and the Nursing Community coalition, of which AACN is a member, submitted letters to the House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS-ED) Appropriations Subcommittees with requests for nursing in FY 2015.

AACN
AACN submitted letters to the subcommittees requesting $251 million for the Nursing Workforce Development programs, $150 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research, and $20 million for the Nurse-Managed Health Clinics in FY 2015.

Tri-Council for Nursing
The Tri-Council for Nursing, comprised of AACN, the American Nurses Association, the American Organization of Nurse Executives, and the National League for Nursing submitted letters to the subcommittees requesting $251 million for the Nursing Workforce Development programs in FY 2015.

The Nursing Community
The Nursing Community coalition, comprised of 60 national nursing organizations, submitted letters to the subcommittees requesting $251 million for the Nursing Workforce Development programs, $150 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research, and $20 million for the Nurse-Managed Health Clinics in FY 2015.

FY 2015 Dear Colleague Letters

Title VIII House Dear Colleague Letter
Representatives Lois Capps (D-CA) and Richard Hanna (R-NY) circulated a letter requesting strong support for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs in FY 2015. The letter garnered 92 signatures.
 
Title VIII Senate Dear Colleague Letter
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) circulated a letter requesting $251 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs in FY 2015. The letter garnered 29 signatures.
 

March 7, 2014
AACN Expresses Concern Over the President's FY 2015 Budget

Historic Nursing Appropriations

State Profiles of Nursing Education and Research Funding