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Governmental Affairs Committee

Members

Chair:  Betty Bauman  -  bbauman1@verizon.net  

Co- Chair:  Joyce Casey Petronchak  -  joyce.casey-petronchak@LMCO.com  

Member:  Laura Jones  -   laura.jones@lvhn.org  

 

Public Policy & Advocacy Links

 

PSNA - PENNSYLVANIA STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION
www.psna.org
Association with a respected voice for the tradition of health care protecting the interests of nursing professionals and patients.  Educates Pennsylvania leaders with research and facts and provide Pennsylvania nurses with tools that refine and sharpen their knowledge and professional skill.

 

ADVOCACY CENTRAL
www.firstgov.gov
Comprehensive source for federal, state and local government information

CONGRESS
www.house.gov

www.senate.gov
Committee assignments and general information

FEDERAL REGISTER
www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
Search the Federal Register

LOCATE YOUR STATE AND FEDERAL LAWMAKERS 
www.vote-smart.org
Match your (nine-digit) Zip Code to your legislators', and get information on their voting records, campaign financing, and positions on issues.

NTIS - National Technical Information Service
www.ntis.gov
Government information 
U.S. LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION
http://thomas.loc.gov
Information on U.S. congressional bills, Congressional Monitor 
WHITE HOUSE
www.whitehouse.gov
Contact the President, Vice President, First Lady
 
    

 Be an Advocate

Advocacy—the action of supporting a cause or proposal. 

It is important that you, the occupational and environmental health nurse (OHN), take an active role in speaking up for the unique specialty practice of occupational and environmental health nursing.

Let your voice be heard, helpful links to governmental affairs. Know how to contact your legislator, monitor state legislative and regulatory activity affecting your profession:

  Click on the links below for mportant information.

Congress.org Logo 

USA dot Gov: The U S Government's Official Web Portal
 
 
 
 
 National Conference of State Legislatures - The Forum for America's Ideas

 

 

Multistate Licensure Resources

CMSA has assembled the following resources to help case managers, consumers and policy makers better understand the issue of multi-state licensure, and the benefit the Nurse Compact Licensure (NLC) provides. The resource section includes relevant documents and links to pages regarding the multistate licensure issue and the NLC.

Word Document Template Letter to Legislators
Word Document Template Letter for Your Support of the Nurse Licensure Compact

Links to Related Resources

Web Link National Council for State Board of Nursing (NCSBN)
Web Link State Nursing Associations
Web Link State Boards of Nursing

Web Link View the MSL Compact Map on the website for the National Council for State Board of Nursing at https://www.ncsbn.org/2537.htm


MSL Compact States

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