MASN Legislative Update
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On February 24, 2016 legislation was introduced by Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Gary Peters to hire more school nurses and improve student health. A link to more information about this legislation can be found at: http://www.stabenow.senate.gov/news/senators-stabenow-peters-introduce-bill-to-improve-student-health
On February 26, 2016 Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Gary Peters and Representative Lois Capps introduced the Hallways to Health Act (S.2590/H.R.4621) legislation that would provide federal support for high-quality comprehensive health care and mental health services to students at school-based health centers across the country.
Links to more information about the Hallways to Health Act can be found at:
The Michigan Association of School Nurses sent a thank you letter to both Senator Stabenow and Senator Peters as well as an e-mail. The thank you letters are attached.