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WI: Thank Governor Evers for making cancer a top priority

Governor Evers gave us more than we asked for in his budget proposal! He proposed increasing funding for programs that prevent youth from using tobacco and help adults quit, taxing e-cigarettes and brown cigarettes, increasing funding for breast and cervical cancer screenings, and recommended inc

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April 25, 2019
Wisconsin

Nearly 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state gathered in Madison today to urge lawmakers to improve the care and quality of life for patients with long-term illnesses.

April 18, 2019
Wisconsin

More than 100 cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state will gather in Madison next week to urge lawmakers to improve the care and quality of life for patients with long-term illnesses.

March 26, 2019
Wisconsin

La Crosse resident and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Mariah Forster Olson will travel to Washington, D.C. today to talk about her cancer experience and to urge lawmakers to ensure childhood cancer research remains a national priority.

February 28, 2019
Wisconsin

Today, Gov. Tony Evers released his budget plan, which included funding for tobacco prevention and the state’s Well Woman program for breast and cervical cancer screenings, as well as a tax on e-cigarettes. He also announced his commitment to increasing access to Wisconsin’s Medicaid program. In response, Sara Sahli, Wisconsin government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement:

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Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy

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