North Carolina Press Releases
RALEIGH, NC – July 28, 2022 – The North Carolina legislature adjourned today for the month after reconvening for the first time since passing the fiscal year 2022 budget.
RALEIGH, NC – July 1, 2022 – Today, the North Carolina General Assembly completed its short session and left Raleigh with the matter of Medicaid expansion unresolved, meaning that 600,000 hard-working, woul
RALEIGH, NC – June 22, 2022 – A new series of advertisements paid for by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that launched last week will be paused following recent progress in the Ho
RALEIGH, NC – June 21, 2022 – A new series of advertisements paid for by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) launched yesterday citing the impact Medicaid expansion can have on the health of North Car
RALEIGH, NC – June 14, 2022 – Tomorrow, over 100 cancer survivors and individuals within the coverage gap will gather across from the capitol building at Bicentennial Plaza at 9:15 a.m. to call on House members to stop holding up Medicaid expansion and follow the Senate’s lea
RALEIGH, N.C., June 9, 2022 — National leaders from patient advocacy organizations sent a letter to North Carolina lawmakers, urging them to close the health insurance coverage gap in North Carolina by expanding Medicaid.
RALEIGH, NC – June 1, 2022 – Today, the Senate is scheduled to hear NC Health Works, a bill that includes provisions to increase Medicaid eligibility. The below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) ahead of the bill moving to a ful
RALEIGH, NC – May 25, 2022 – Today, North Carolina Senate leaders introduced a bill to increase eligibility for the state’s Medicaid program, positioning the Tar Heel state to be the next likely state to pass such a lifesaving measure amongst the remaining 12 that have refused to take acti
RALEIGH, NC – May 18, 2022 – For nearly 10 consecutive years, Medicaid expansion has been debated amongst North Carolina lawmakers and put on the backburner.
RALEIGH, NC – May 11, 2022 – Gov. Roy Cooper released his budget priorities ahead of the 2022 regular session, including expanding Medicaid eligibility in the state.