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April 17, 2016

VERY Exciting Safe Staffing News!

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*****Announcement: Last two rally speakers confirmed!*****

We received confirmation this weekend that Congresswoman Janice Schakowsy from Illinois, the sponsor of HR 1602, the Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2015 and Caroline Thomas, the EmpoweredRN, will be speaking at our rally in DC on 5/12/16!jan

Congresswoman Schakowsky was elected to represent Illinois’s’ 9th Congressional District in 1998 after serving for either years in the Illinois State Assembly. She is on her ninth term.

She serves in the House Democratic Leadership as Chief Deputy Whip and Vice Chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.  She is a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, where she serves on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, the Subcommittee on Health and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Please visit https://schakowsky.house.gov/full-biography to learn more about Congresswoman Schakowsky.

empowernCaroline Porter Thomas RN BSN is the founder of EmpoweRN Inc. and author of two books: “How to Succeed in Nursing School: Before, During and After” and “New Nurse? How to Get, Keep and LOVE Your First Job!”

Caroline graduated from Fayetteville State University in May 2008.

Please refer to Caroline’s website for additional information:


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