Federal investments included in fiscal year 2024 Senate funding bill champion affordable health care, mental health resources, and expanded education options across the state. Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced he is working to deliver major investments to expand
MERKLEY, LUMMIS INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO CARE FROM NURSES, MAINTAIN PATIENT CHOICE
Thursday, July 20, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Wyoming’s U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis teamed up to introduce the Improving Care and Access to Nurses (I CAN) Act, bipartisan legislation that would remove federal barriers to practice in federal health programs for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs).
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Louisiana’s U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. joined forces with U.S. Representatives Ashley Hinson (R-IA-02) and Alma Adams (D-NC-12) to announce the introduction of the bipartisan, bicameral Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act of 2023. One out of 175 U.S.