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January 12, 2021
Wisconsin

Madison, WI –As we embark on a new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) prompts legislators, state agencies and the Governor to promote public policies that help Wisconsinites prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. “Cancer has not stopped during the pandemic, so ACS CAN volunteers continue

January 12, 2021
Minnesota

Eagan, MN – As we embark on a new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) prompts legislators to promote public policies that help all Minnesotans prevent, diagnose, treat and survive cancer. This year in Minnesota, more than 33,000 people will hear the words “you have

January 12, 2021
Kansas

Topeka, KS – As we start a new legislative session and as the COVID-19 crisis continues, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging lawmakers, once again, to broaden KanCare eligibility, allowing approximately 150,000 low-income Kansans to gain access to comprehensive, affordable health insurance. Many of those

January 11, 2021
Michigan

LANSING, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Michigan has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

January 10, 2021
Rhode Island

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network in Rhode Island hopes to persuade state lawmakers to revisit tabled legislation on colorectal cancer screenings.

January 8, 2021
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) asks that legislators support legislation that will ease the cancer burden in Illinois. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives. ACS CAN is advocating for: Prescription

January 8, 2021

The approval of Tennessee’s Medicaid 1115 Research and Demonstration waiver by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today is the latest in a wave of approvals in the last few months of waivers that all weaken the state programs.

January 5, 2021
Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI – As today marks the start of the legislative session in Rhode Island, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session, pushing for overall better health outcomes in light of the COVID-19

January 5, 2021
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – January 4, 2021 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. At such