Capitol Day Agenda 2020
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Friday | March 6

8:00  – 9:00 a.m.   




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. 




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. 





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 (If you signed up for legislative visits prior to February 14, we are doing our best to assign you times to visit particular offices. 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.


2:30 pm  

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



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