"The Illinois Nurses Association is the voice for nursing in Springfield, protecting patients and nursing practice by working to pass legislation, monitoring harmful bills, testifying in committees and educating lawmakers and other stakeholders on issues impacting nurses and their patients. Policymakers turn to the INA for healthcare and nursing expertise. Every day of the legislative session, the INA advocates for legislation that protects patients and empowers nurses to do their best work. The Illinois Nurse Association Political Action Committee contributes money and time to candidates and legislators who fight for patients and nurses. The INA-PAC carefully reviews voting records and conducts interviews to determine which candidates will stand up for patients and nurses in Illinois."