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CANdid Connection Podcast

Do you ever feel confused or behind on all the latest policy news affecting cancer patients and their families?  Michigan's very own Andrew Schepers & Ashley Wakefield launched the CANdid Connection Podcast as a way to bring the news happening at the capitol into your livingroom. 

Latest Updates

February 20, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Recently, a group of Senators introduced a package of bills dealing with e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “ACS CAN acknowledges that Michigan lawmakers

January 9, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Michigan can do better

August 1, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Michigan is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality. “This

June 4, 2019
Michigan

The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “After weeks of calling on Gov. Whitmer to veto Senate Bills 106 and 155, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is disappointed that the

Michigan Events

June 1, 2020
Lansing, MI

Join us in June 2020 for Michigan's Cancer Action Month! Another year, another chance to fight back against cancer by speaking directly with your lawmakers.

State Contacts

Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Ashley Wakefield
Michigan Grassroots Manager
East Lansing
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.