State Representative Cook Receives American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Connecticut State Award for Nurse Practitioner Advocate ExcellenceApril 26, 2019
Rep. Cook was honored as the recipient of the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Nurse Practitioner Advocate Excellence during the Connecticut Advanced Practical Registered Nurse Society’s conference reception Thursday night.
Late Tuesday morning, the legislature’s Human Services Committee unanimously voted to move legislation increasing minimum staffing levels in Connecticut nursing homes from 1.9 hours per patient to 2.3 hours per patient for a vote in the General Assembly.
Last week, the state took its first step in potentially introducing a Paid Family Medical Leave program. House Bill 5003, An Act Implementing a Paid Family Medical Leave Program, came before the Labor and Public Employee Committee for a Public Hearing.
State Representative Michelle Cook and Representative-Elect Maria Horn would like to commend the State’s Nonprofit Grant Program grant award totaling $171,000 to the McCall Foundation in Torrington.