Washington Press Releases

May 10, 2024

Audrey Miller Garcia to Lead ACS CAN Washington Government Relations

After years of grassroots organizing and campaign work in the Western states, Audrey Miller García has been named the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director for her home state of Washington. In this role she will lead ACS CAN’s efforts to advance legislation and public policies to reduce the cancer burden in the Evergreen State.

January 9, 2023

Legislative Action Needed to Reduce the Burden of Cancer

OLYMPIA, WA. – As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges state lawmakers to prioritize legislation that ensures biomarker testing is appropriately covered by more insurance plans, including Apple Health,

September 11, 2019

 Washington Representative Paul Harris Receives National Distinguished Advocacy Award for Championing Lifesaving Cancer Public Policy

Washington Representative Paul Harris received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his dedication to championing tobacco control legislation to protect future generations from the dangers of tobacco use.