NCC asks Congress to support Title VIII programs, NINR

Members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies requesting $530 million for Title VIII nursing workforce development programs. The signers also requested $193 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) for the fiscal year 2022, arguing the funding is essential to bolstering nursing education, the nursing workforce and research. AONL is one of 63 national nursing organizations that make up the NCC. (NCC letter, 3/16/21)