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We’ve joined one of the broadest, non-partisan coalitions to ever launch a ballot measure in South Dakota — but we need your help.

Latest Updates

August 31, 2021
South Dakota

Patient advocacy organizations including AARP South Dakota, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association, South Dakota State Medical Association and the South Dakota Nurses Association have united to launch South Dakotans Decide Healthcare , an effort to let South Dakota voters determine if the state should expand Medicaid health care coverage to more than 42,000 of their fellow lower-income residents.

February 10, 2021
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Today, the South Dakota House passed Senate Bill 87 with a vote of 50-16 (four excused) to allow the sale of inadequate health plans that are exempt from state insurance regulation and that can avoid patient protections required by federal law. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action

February 2, 2021
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – The South Dakota Senate is considering Senate Bill 87 that will allow the sale of inadequate health plans that are exempt from state insurance regulation and that can avoid patient protections required by federal law. A statement from David W. Benson, government relations director for the American

September 13, 2020
South Dakota

Pierre, S.D. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

South Dakota Events

November 3, 2021CST

Whether you live in western South Dakota or near the State Capitol in Pierre, ACS CAN provides opportunities to every citizen of our state to get involved in its important lifesaving advocacy work. We hope you will join us in taking advantage of this special occasion to bring all South...

State Contacts

Kendra Krueger
Grassroots Manager
David W. Benson
Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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