Activist Resources

Wanted: Nurses Strategic Action Team »
N-STAT makes it easy for you to unite with your colleagues across the nation. Learn when your emails, phone calls, and letters will make the most impact!

Wanted: Nurse Political Action Leaders »
The N-PAL program, in conjunction with N-STAT, is at the heart of ANA's efforts to ensure that members of Congress hear the voice of nursing.

Tips: How to get involved in a Political Campaign »

Tips: Contacting Your Member of Congress »

Tips: Writing Letters to the Editor »

Tips: In District Meetings »

Capitol Hill Basics: Visiting Capitol Hill »

Capitol Hill Basics: Lobbying »

Capitol Hill Basics: The Legislative Process »


ANA Priorities

Nursing Workforce Development Programs »

Health Care Reform »


Capitol Update

Federal Government Funded until March 2013

On September 28, the President signed into law a six-month continuing resolution (CR), funding government programs through March 27, 2013. Included in the law were monies for Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs at essentially FY 2012-enacted levels. The legislation cleared the House, 329 to 91, on September 13, and the Senate, 62 to 30, on September 22.

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