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Please join the NNNO Board in saying thank you to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Peter King (NY-3) for joining together to introduce H.R. 485. Congresswoman Johnson, a Democrat, is the first nurse elected to the U.S. Congress and is presently serving her 11th term in the House of Representatives. Congressman King, a Republican, serves as a member of the Homeland Security Committee; is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence; and is also in his 11th term in the House.
We are grateful to have these dedicated and visionary legislators providing bi-partisan leadership at the helm of this bill. Please consider calling their DC offices to express your appreciation as well:
Congresswoman Johnson: 202-225-8885
Congressman King: 202-225-7896
Currently, 40 additional members of the House of Representatives have publicly declared their support of legislation for a National Nurse for Public Health by becoming co-sponsors of this bill:
Take action by contacting your US Representative if he or she is not listed above to urge them to co-sponsor H.R 485, The National Nurse Act of 2013. Let them know you want to see preventive health services delivered to every American by the most trusted health service providers-Nurses!