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 Senate Nursing Caucus: 112th Congress 

Information about the Senate Nursing Caucus:

  • Established in 2010 by Sens. Merkley, Johanns, Mikulski, and Snowe in order to educate members of the Senate about challenges facing nursing.
  • A forum to address issues such as the growing nursing shortage, burdensome tuition debt for nursing education, patient safety issues and ideas brought forth by the nursing community.
  • Constituents are encouraged to contact their senators regarding issues affecting nursing or to ask them to join the Nursing Caucus. Contact Susan Lexer, Office of Sen. Jeff Merkley, 202.224.3753 or Lea Stueve, Office of Sen. Mike Johanns, 202.224.9591.

 State Senator's Name (Party Affiliation)
 Hawaii  Daniel Inouye (D)
 Iowa  Tom Harkin (D)
 Maine  Olympia Snowe (R)
 Susan Collins (R)
 Maryland  Barbara Mikulski (D)
 Michigan  Debbie Stabenow (D)
 Minnesota  Al Franken (D)
 Nebraska  Mike Johanns (R)
 North Dakota  Kent Conrad (D)
 Oregon  Jeff Merkley (D)
 Vermont  Bernard Sanders (I)

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