Press Room



November 19, 2021

House to Vote on Legislation Expanding Access to Affordable Health Care to Millions

The U.S. House of Representatives will consider landmark legislation that would expand access to affordable health care coverage to millions of Americans through a combination of making low-cost marketplace health plans available to low-income people in states that have yet to expand Medicaid, permanently increasing federal funding for Medicaid in the U.S. Territories, and extending increased subsidies for individuals to buy marketplace coverage nationwide.

November 18, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio House passed HB 218, which allows vague and subjective exemptions to vaccine requirements based on reasons of conscience.

November 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, W. VA. – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all West Virginia residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation.

November 17, 2021

Denver, Colo. – November 17, 2021 – Today, the Denver City Council Safety, Housing, Education, and Homelessness Committee voted unanimously, 7-0, to end to the sale of many flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products.

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Emily Burr
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN’s June 2020 digital media campaign highlights the continued hurdles cancer patients face in trying to get the right care at the right time, at a price they can afford. Congress has addressed some of these issues for Covid-19 care. ACS CAN is calling on Congress to do the same for cancer patients.