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Press Releases

June 17, 2024 Advocacy Emergency Nurses Association Firearms Injury Prevention

ENA Statement on Supreme Court Reversing Bump Stock Ban

ENA continues its call for a ban on the possession or sale of bump stocks as part of the association's larger call to ban assault weapons.

May 4, 2022 Advocacy American College of Emergency Physicians Emergency Nurses Association Workplace Violence

ENA, ACEP Push for Swift Passage of Workplace Violence Legislation

Sen. Tammy Baldwin joined ENA and ACEP members on Capitol Hill to build awareness of expected legislation aimed at curbing health care workplace violence.

July 30, 2021 Advocacy EMSC Firearms Mission Zero Title VIII

ENA-supported Programs Included in House-passed Funding Legislation

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2022 Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill which includes important funding priorities supported by the Emergency Nurses Association.

July 2, 2021 Advocacy insurance

ENA Joins Letter Sent to UnitedHealthcare

The Emergency Nurses Association signed on to the following letter to United Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Brian Thompson following the announcement of a new policy to allow for the retroactive denial of coverage for emergency care.

May 14, 2021 Advocacy Suicide

ENA-backed Suicide Screenings Legislation Passes House

As the Emergency Nurses Association finished its Day off the Hill advocacy event, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the ENA-supported Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act.

March 28, 2020 Advocacy COVID-19 Government Relations Personal Protective Equipment

ENA Praises Signing of CARES Act in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

ENA commended Friday's signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which includes billions of dollars to support emergency nurses and other front-line health care providers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

August 26, 2019 Advocacy EMSC

Emergency Nurses Association-Supported EMSC Reauthorization Enacted

The Emergency Nurses Association commended the recent signing of important legislation that reauthorizes the Emergency Medical Services for Children program, which will help guarantee that children receive appropriate health care they need during an emergency.

May 20, 2019 Advocacy Day on the Hill

Workplace Violence, Pediatric Emergency Care Top ENA Agenda on Capitol Hill

Emergency nurses from across the country will come together in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday as the Emergency Nurses Association hosts its annual Day on the Hill event to advocate for federal legislation to protect health care workers and continue funding of a critical emergency care program for children.

October 25, 2018 Advocacy Opioid

Emergency Nurses Association Praises Signing of SUPPORT Act

The Emergency Nurses Association, a leading voice in the push to improve emergency health care for patients struggling with opioid-use issues, on Oct. 24 commended Congress for passing and President Donald Trump for signing into law sweeping bipartisan legislation which aims to combat the opioid crisis.