Three nursing organizations (including TxANA) are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to address shortages in veterans’ health care by allowing APRNs to practice to the full extent of their training and education. The situation of our veterans’ health care system is indeed urgent, but fortunately, there is a common‐sense solution at hand. Help our state empower APRNs to deliver the services they are educated and trained to provide. Allowing advanced practice nurses to fully practice in Texas will save money and more importantly, it will save lives. Read the full letter.