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Governor Baker, please fund the fight against cancer in the FY'20 budget

It’s not just the end of the week we’re celebrating.  The Massachusetts Legislature has finally sent a FY2020 budget to the Governor, and there are a LOT of items in it that support cancer prevention and education efforts, and support families facing a cancer diagnosis.

Latest Updates

May 2, 2019

BOSTON – Tomorrow, Philip Morris International Chief Executive Officer André Calantzopoulos will be the keynote speaker at the Boston College Chief Executives Club luncheon. According to Boston College, his speech will focus "on the company’s vision to create a smoke-free future backed by science, technology and innovation to offer less

April 22, 2019
Massachusetts By Susannah Sudborough Contributing Writer Posted Apr 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM BOSTON — Activists are mounting pressure on the Legislature to do more to prevent youth tobacco use, advocating for legislative strategies that are likely to reduce the youth market. Cancer patients,

April 16, 2019
Massachusetts Created: 06 April 2019 | Last Updated: 16 April 2019 | Written by Derek Keenan | Hits: 524 Garballey State Rep. Sean Garballey (D-Arlington) has received the 2019 Massachusetts Distinguished Advocacy Award from the Cancer Action Network and American Cancer Society. The award is

April 15, 2019

Award is an Honor Bestowed by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) By Amber Herting, Neighbor | Apr 15, 2019 2:18 pm ET BOSTON – April 15, 2019– Earlier this month, Sen. Jason Lewis, Sen. Sal DiDomenico, Rep. Paul McMurtry, Rep. Hogan, Rep. Sean Garballey

State Contacts

Melissa Stacy
Grassroots Manager, Massachusetts
Marc Hymovitz
Massachusetts Government Relations Director
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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