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February 11, 2019

Today lawmakers in Utah passed a bill to reverse the will of Utah voters and undermine access to effective cancer prevention and treatment. The bill, now headed to Governor Gary Herbert’s desk, would delay the start date of Medicaid expansion in Utah, lower the income threshold for eligibility and add administrative barriers that would restrict access to the program.

February 5, 2019
National

Jacqueline Beale, the ACS CAN Maryland State Lead Ambassador volunteer, will attend the State of the Union address as the guest of U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, her member of Congress. Jacqueline, a longtime ACS CAN volunteer who spent the day Tuesday advocating for cancer patients and survivors at

February 5, 2019
National

Jacqueline Beale, the ACS CAN Maryland State Lead Ambassador volunteer, will attend the State of the Union address as the guest of U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, her member of Congress. Jacqueline, a longtime ACS CAN volunteer who spent the day Tuesday advocating for cancer patients and survivors at

February 5, 2019
National

Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers will tune into the president’s State of the Union address to see if the president will commit to strengthen the nation's health care system, support life-saving medical research and improve quality of life for patients.

February 4, 2019
Massachusetts

The new Legislative session kicked off on January 2nd, and we're excited to share information on ACS CAN Massachusetts priority issues. ACS CAN Massachusetts worked with legislative champions and partner organizations to file bills before the deadline of January 18. Our amazing volunteers responded to our request to ask their

February 4, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Today, the Utah Senate passed Senate Bill 96 that reverses the will of Utah voters and will undermine effective cancer prevention and treatment in the state. Utah voters passed Proposition 3 last November to increase access to Medicaid for 150,000 low-income residents earning less than $16,700 a year

January 31, 2019
Minnesota

“This funding is critical to the health and wellbeing of so many vulnerable Minnesotans,” said Emily Myatt, ACS CAN Minnesota interim government relations director.

January 31, 2019
Minnesota

ACS CAN Minnesota and more than 50 diverse organizations demand plan for Health Care Access Fund

January 29, 2019
National

ACS CAN Vice President for Federal Advocacy Keysha Brooks-Coley testified before the Hosue Ways and Means Committee at a hearing to examine the need to preserve and protect critical patient protections int he Affordable Care Act.