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Latest Updates

November 6, 2018

Nearly 70 percent of Florida voters supported Amendment 9 on Election Day, which will add a prohibition on using electronic smoking devices in most indoor workplaces to the state’s Constitution. In response to these election results, Heather Youmans, Florida’s senior government relations director with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released the following statement.

September 28, 2018

Heather Youmans was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting legislation. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award each year to a government relations professional who has worked tirelessly to make a significant, lasting impression in cancer-related public policy.

September 27, 2018

Maureen Mann was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. Each year, a lead volunteer who has consistently demonstrated strong leadership while advocating in areas of cancer-related public policy receives this award.

September 12, 2018

More than 75 people attended today’s Florida Policy Forum on the cost of cancer hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The event, which featured U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, brought together policy experts, patients and leaders from the cancer community to explore possible solutions for making cancer treatment more affordable for patients and survivors.

State Contacts

Natalie Kliné
Grassroots Manager
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elizabeth Watkins
Grassroots Manager
Orlando, FL
Matt Jordan
Government Relations Director
Tallahassee, FL

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