Tulsi Gabbard on Nationwide Nurse Shortage

Key Points

  • Nursing shortages in Hawai‘i and across the country are putting patient health at risk and increasing healthcare costs
  • Tulsi helped sponsor bipartisan legislation to help provide nurses with training, education, and financial support
  • National Nurses United Director and National Nurses United Director RoseAnn Demoro have thanked Tulsi for her dedication on these important issues
  • Tulsi is the co-Chair of the House Nursing Caucus   


  • H.R.959 Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act
  • H.R.5052 Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act
  • H.R. 5223 Health Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act

Tulsi’s Statements/Video

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