TNP Capitol Day
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/6/2020
When: Friday, March 6, 2020
9:30 am
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Texas Capitol
1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas  78701
United States
Contact: Bella Stewart

Online registration is available until: 3/4/2020
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8:00  – 9:00 a.m.         Registration  

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.        APRN Legislative & Regulatory Update: A Conversation on the APRN & Nursing Agenda, Regulatory Issues, & Hot Topics in Healthcare for 2020
                                    (Erin Cusack, Director of Government Affairs, Texas Nurse Practitioners; Julie Davis, General Counsel & Director of Government Affairs, Texas Nurses                                                      Association; Sam Stinnett, CEO, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists; and Wendy Wilson, legislative consultant for Consortium of Texas Certified Nurse                                              Midwives)


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.      Break


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.     Preparing for Your Legislative Visit: How to Communicate Effectively with Legislators 
                                   (Holly Jeffreys, Chair of TNP Policy Council; Jessica Peck, President of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners; Shelagh Larson, Board of                                               Directors for the National Association of Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners; and Kristy Aleman, Doctoral Candidate with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi)


11:15 – 11:30 p.m.      Break


11:30 – 12:30 p.m.      Texas Tribune Panel: Healthcare, the 2020 Elections, and What to Expect in the 87th Regular Session                     

                                    (Moderated by the Texas Tribune, featuring legislative panelists)


12:30 – 1:30 p.m.        Networking Lunch - Legislative Conference Center, E2.002


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.          Legislative Visits


2:30 pm                       Ice Cream Social /Education Hour with Capitol Staff - Legislative Conference Center, E2.002



Pre-registration is now open online and will be available until Wednesday, March 4th. We will do our best to schedule a legislative office visit if you register by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14th.  Onsite registration will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 6. 


Nonmember Price: $99
Member Price: $65


Nonmember Price: $109
Member Price: $75


This activity is currently pending approval by AANP. 


Parking and Directions:

Attendees may park in the Visitor’s Parking Garage on 12th Street and San Jacinto Street. For additional parking info, please visit: 



A boxed lunch will be provided to registered attendees.  Please note if you have special dietary needs, you may wish to bring a lunch or purchase a lunch in the Capitol Grill. 


What to Wear:

Please wear professional attire (business casual) or your white lab coats if you plan to do legislative visits.


Legislative Visits:

If you signed up for legislative visits prior to February 14, we are doing our best to assign you times to visit particular offices. Visits will take place between 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Please note that if you signed up for legislative visits after, February 14 we will try our best to schedule a visit for you, but cannot guarantee a scheduled visit with your legislator. 


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be made in writing no later than February 14, 2020. Send requests to Bella Stewart at or via mail at 4425 S MoPac, Building III, Suite 405, Austin, TX 78735. Cancellations can also be faxed to (512) 291-6225. All cancellations are subject to a $10 processing fee. NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted after February 14, 2020. Cancellation refunds will be issued within 1-2 weeks.

Contact Us

Texas Nurse Practitioners
4425 S. Mopac, Building III
Suite 405 Austin, TX 78735
P: 512.291.6224
F: 512.291.6225

Our Mission

TNP is the voice of Texas Nurse Practitioners dedicated to improving patient access to quality health care.