Government Affairs

2012 Archives

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December 18, 2012
AACN Mourns the Loss of a True Nursing Champion, Senator Daniel InouyE

October 23, 2012
AACN’s Policy Brief on Sequestration

The Health and Education Community Responds to SequestratioN

July 27, 2012
Letter to House Appropriations Committee on FY 2013 LHHS-ED Appropriations Bill

July 18, 2012
House Proposes Deep Cuts in FY 2013 Appropriations Bill

July 12, 2012
AACN Joins Effort to Protect Non-Defense Discretionary Funding

As Congress continues to address the challenge of reducing the federal deficit, wide-spread support to protect funding for non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs remains imperative. AACN has joined a wider “NDD community” comprised of nearly 3,000 local, state, and federal organizations collaborating to voice the urgency of a “balanced-approach” toward impending sequestration. NDD programs provide our nation with core education, health, scientific research, public safety, and job training programs. To read the NDD community’s letter to Congress, click here.

June 12, 2012
Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Protects Nursing  Education and Research Funding

AACN FY 2013 Appropriations Funding Chart

Letters to LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee for FY 2013 Mark-Up

Submitted Testimony to the LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee



House and Senate "Dear Colleague" Letters Supporting Programs of Interest

Title VIII-Nursing Workforce Development Programs

National Institutes of Health

FY 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Coalition Letters AACN has Signed

FY 2013 President’s Budget Chart

AACN Applauds the Obama Administration for its Continued Support of Nursing Education in the FY 2013 Budget

Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Protects Nursing Education and Research Funding

The Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee marked up their Fiscal Year 2013 appropriations bill which approved level funding for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and a slight increase for the National Institute of Nursing Research.

Carolyn Yucha Receives 2011 AACN Advocate of the Year Award

Dr. Carolyn Yucha, Dean of the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing, was distinguished with the AACN Advocate of the Year Award at this year’s Spring Annual Meeting.g.