In 2019-2020, the NLN will

  • Support funding for nursing programs to increase the nursing and nurse educator workforce.
  • Advocate for research funding that improves population health and health system outcomes.  
  • Support policy initiatives that promote data collection and analysis for nurse workforce planning and health care capacity building. 
  • Support policies for fair and equitable reimbursement consistent with the level of care provided by nurses. 
  • Advocate for nursing care that is dynamic and fluid across state boundaries to increase access to care while maintaining public protection.

Fact Sheets


  • NLN Letters Supporting the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 House / Senate
  • NLN Letter Supporting $266 million in FY 2020 for Nursing Programs House / Senate
  • NLN Letter Supporting the US Nurse Cadet Corps Service Recognition Act House / Senate