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Governor Signs AB 890
September 29, 2020
Governor Signs AB 890

CANP's legislative advocacy efforts pass the final hurdle for Assembly Bill 890, allow NPs to work without physician supervision, and removing the supervisory requirement in existing law so NPs can provide the same high quality care they do today and care more directly for patients.

Groundbreaking Report
February 4, 2019
Groundbreaking Report

A groundbreaking new report from the California Future Health Workforce Commission concludes that the removal of practice barriers imposed on nurse practitioners in California will be a key step in assuring direct access to care for California’s growing and diverse population.

Official Support
May 24, 2018
Official Support

Citing his recognition of the need to establish new pathways for nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their education and training, CANP announces its endorsement of Gavin Newsom for Governor.

A Voice for NPs
May 1, 2018
A Voice for NPs

Sen. Jeff Stone, a pharmacist by training and a champion for nurse practitioners, is honored by CANP as 2017’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 18 program.

Joining Forces in Support of Quality Care
January 17, 2018
Joining Forces in Support of Quality Care

CANP announces that it has joined a new coalition of health care providers formed to protect access to health care and maintain stability in California’s health care delivery system.

Health Care Hero
May 9, 2017
Health Care Hero

Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, long-time champion of patients and providers, is honored by CANP as 2016’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 17 program.

Standing in Support
April 18, 2017
Standing in Support

CANP has announced its official endorsement of Sen. Ed Hernandez in the 2018 race for Lieutenant Governor. The announcement marks the first time in its history that CANP has endorsed a candidate for statewide office.

Expert Advocate
May 25, 2016
Expert Advocate

Micah Weinberg, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute and a nationally-renowned health policy expert, is honored by CANP as 2015’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 16 program.

Prominent New Supporter
May 4, 2016
Prominent New Supporter

Senate Bill 323 (Hernandez-Eggman), which would permit California nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their education, experience and expertise, gained a prominent new backer when the Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU) California announced its support for the measure.

Honored Ally
June 3, 2015
Honored Ally

CANP recognizes Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins as 2014’s Nurse Practitioner Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 15 program.

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