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October 27, 2022
Wisconsin

This opinion originally ran in Wausau Pilot & Review. By Philip R. O’Brien, national member of the ACS CAN Board of Directors In the Badger State, we have a proud tradition of taking care of each other when our friends and neighbors are struggling. It’s the Wisconsin

October 10, 2022
Wisconsin

This opinion originally appeared in WisPolitics. The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. The nonpartisan American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN) released a new poll showing widespread support for expansion of BadgerCare, Wisconsin’s Medicaid

October 10, 2022
Wisconsin

This opinion originally appeared in WisPolitics. The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. The nonpartisan American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN) released a new poll showing widespread support for expansion of BadgerCare, Wisconsin’s Medicaid

October 7, 2022
Wisconsin

This article originally appeared in Wisconsin Examiner. In a new survey, 70% of Wisconsin voters told pollsters that they supported expanding the state’s BadgerCare program — a proposal that has divided Democrats and Republicans in the Capitol but has been largely absent from the 2022 governor’s race. The

October 5, 2022
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis . A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows 8 in 10 registered voters (80%) in Wisconsin say a candidate’s position on health care is important to them when deciding who to vote for, including 40% who say a candidate’s position is

October 5, 2022
Wisconsin

This article originally ran in WisPolitics . MADISON, Wis . – A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows 8 in 10 registered voters (80%) in Wisconsin say a candidate’s position on health care is important to them when deciding who to vote

September 20, 2022
Wisconsin

Linda DeGarmo was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented to a lead ACS CAN volunteer who has demonstrated

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.