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Midwest Emerging Leaders Council

The Midwest Emerging Leaders Council is a group of student and young professional leaders who champion state and national cancer advocacy projects and campaigns by educating their communities, participating in state and national lobby days, engaging in rallies and press events, sharing their pers

Latest Updates

April 15, 2022
Wisconsin

Governor Tony Evers vetoed two bills that would have tightened access to health care coverage for limited-income Wisconsinites. Senate Bill 905/Assembly Bill 934 aimed to require Medicaid enrollees to prove eligibility and re-apply every six months. Senate Bill 912/Assembly Bill 936 would have added new work rules to the program,

March 9, 2022
Wisconsin

The 2021-22 Wisconsin legislative session ended this week. This session was marked by important wins for cancer prevention and early detection, as well as battles against unwarranted efforts to create barriers to accessing care.

February 8, 2022
Wisconsin

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization, strongly opposes two bills being considered by the Wisconsin Legislature that pose life-threatening risks to cancer patients, survivors and those who will be diagnosed with cancer or other chronic diseases.

January 5, 2022
Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. — Jan. 5, 2022— Assembly Bill 675, which is set to be heard today in the Assembly Committee on Constitution and Ethics, would undermine vaccine requirements. With record numbers of COVID-19 cases sweeping across the country, lawmakers should do all they can to protect their constituents by

State Contacts

Emily Hall
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Sr. 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.