Governor’s State Budget Provides Major Investments in School Mental Health;
Please Tell Legislators How Important School Nursing is to School Mental Health
Governor Signs Bill Expanding Mental Health Consultation for Students
At the State Capitol on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 supporters for expansion of school-based mental health services in Wisconsin, gathered in the Governor’s office to celebrate the signing of 2019 WI Act 88, which expands existing Medicaid-funded consultation services to include connections with parents. WASN registered in support of this bill in 2019. Read the full press release here.
Governor Evers signs SB 163/AB 175 Workplace Violence Against Nurses Legislation
This legislation delivers a Class H Felony for individuals who cause bodily harm to a nurse and other health care providers. According to the American Nurses Association one in four nurses are assaulted at work. WASN registered in support of this bill in 2019 in solidarity with the Wisconsin Nurses Association.