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Thousands of hardworking Wyomingites don't have access to affordable health coverage options because our state has refused to expand Medicaid to more adults with low incomes.

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March 29, 2021
Wyoming

The Wyoming Senate is set to consider House Bill 162 to increase access to Medicaid for an estimated 25,000 low-income, uninsured Wyoming residents. The bill passed the House last week, and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, and the Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), urge the Senate to follow suit and pass this lifesaving legislation.

March 24, 2021
Wyoming

Cheyenne, Wyo.—Today, the Wyoming House of Representatives passed legislation that paves the way to increase access to Medicaid for thousands of low-income, uninsured Wyoming residents. The Senate will now consider House Bill 162. Following is a statement from R.J. Ours, the government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer

March 18, 2021
Wyoming

CHEYENNE—Tonight the House Revenue Committee passed House Bill 162 that could increase access to Medicaid for thousands of low-income, uninsured Wyoming residents. Following is a statement from R.J. Ours, the government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: "Today’s vote is a key step forward for thousands

November 19, 2020
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo – Cancer patients and survivors mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45 th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of Wyoming residents by prioritizing strong tobacco control policies, including the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation program. As our battle with COVID-19

State Contacts

Christina Cowart
Grassroots Manager, CO & WY
RJ Ours
Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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