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Begich Endorsed By American Nurses Association

President of Alaska Nurses Association Affirms Support of Mark Begich for U.S. Senate


ANCHORAGE- U.S. Senator Mark Begich is honored to receive the endorsement of the American Nurses Association (ANA) for re-election to the United States Senate. In his first term, Mark Begich fought for Alaska’s nurses by supporting investments in nursing education, critical mental health programs, and fought to address Alaska’s nursing staff shortage.

The president of the Alaska Nurses Association touted the endorsement:

“I’ve worked in healthcare for 25 years, 17 of those years as a nurse. The American Nurses Association supports Mark Begich and so do I. Mark Begich understands the issues that healthcare professionals deal with on a daily basis and work hard for our interests, like safe staffing and mental health. I’m proud to support the ANA’s endorsement of our Senator, Mark Begich,” Jana Shockman, RN, CCRN-CSC.

From the American Nurses Association endorsement of U. S. Senator Mark Begich:

“The American Nurses Association is pleased to offer an endorsement of your candidacy for re-election to the United States Senate from Alaska…The American Nurses Association appreciates your support of nursing and issues impacting health care in this country…Thank you for your ongoing support of nursing and health care issues.”