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March 17, 2021
Alabama

ASSESTS AVAILABLE: Pictures / Full Video (3:55) / Trailer (0:45) MONTGOMERY, AL – March 16, 2021 – A film by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) features the stories of those disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and

March 4, 2021
Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems, cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the state

February 25, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Fifteen groups representing patients, people with disabilities and health care professionals filed an amicus curiae - or friend of the court - brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect access to health coverage as it considers the validity of work and community

February 16, 2021

e administration sent letters to states late Friday that have approved Medicaid waivers allowing work and community engagement requirements, stating these requirements do not promote the objectives of the program and announcing its intention to review whether to keep them in place.

February 1, 2021
Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL – February 1, 2021 – As lawmakers prepare to dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. Alabama has the

January 27, 2021
Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, Gov. Mike Parson delivered his State of the State Address and released his proposed fiscal year 2022 budget. Emily Kalmer, director of government relations in Missouri for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As an

January 15, 2021
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Gov. Bill Lee signed the Medicaid block grant waiver into law over patient advocacy groups' objections. Emily Ogden, director of government relations in Tennessee for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. "For months, ACS CAN and

January 13, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – January 13, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. All individuals deserve to live

January 12, 2021
South Carolina

Columbia, SC – January 12, 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. South Carolina has the opportunity to do more in