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April 23, 2019
Minnesota

To the Editor: Minnesota’s Health Care Access Fund (HCAF) is in jeopardy and the consequences are very real for our friends and neighbors. One in five Minnesotans relies on public health care programs that are funded by HCAF. Programs such as Medical Assistance are important in making sure Minnesotans have

April 22, 2019
Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two huge, nonpartisan health advocacy nonprofits are coming out in favor of making Minnesota's provider tax permanent to protect the state's popular Health Care Access Fund. The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society are joining the state's hospitals in lobbying lawmakers not to let

January 31, 2019
Minnesota

ACS CAN Minnesota and more than 50 diverse organizations demand plan for Health Care Access Fund

January 31, 2019
Minnesota

“This funding is critical to the health and wellbeing of so many vulnerable Minnesotans,” said Emily Myatt, ACS CAN Minnesota interim government relations director.

October 31, 2018
Minnesota

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers fanned out in Woodbury on Monday, October 29, to share their nonpartisan voter guide with residents. The voter guide publishes the responses of both major party candidates for governor on important policy issues related to cancer treatment and prevention. Four volunteers handed out

October 31, 2018
Minnesota

It’s so difficult to know where political candidates stand on the important issues. An organization I volunteer for, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is trying to fix that, at least when it comes to understanding how our candidates would approach the issues that decide how Minnesota will experience

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

We’re getting them on the record. In some of the nation’s most hotly contested races for Congress and governor, ACS CAN volunteers are getting candidates to answer specific questions about top cancer issues. From advocating for more cancer research to supporting improved access to quality, affordable health care, our candidate

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

Forums, food and phones. Those are all part of ACS CAN’s highly effective 2018 Cancer Votes campaign. This year, our premiere electoral program is educating candidates about cancer issues in some of the hottest races in the nation, including a top congressional race in New Jersey, as well as statewide

October 12, 2018
Minnesota

Those of us who read the letters to the editor in the News Tribune know how political every issue seems to be. Each side accuses the other. That's why it is so important to hear what the candidates say on each issue. As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society