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Latest Updates

January 18, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – Jan. 17, 2017 – In response to Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address today, Andrew Schepers, Michigan government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), released the following statement: “It’s encouraging to hear Governor Snyder layout plans for

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

September 28, 2016

Stay up to date with what's happening in Lansing and Washington DC. ACSCAN Michigan Government Relations Notebook Direct URL: http://asccanmi.blogspot.com/

September 6, 2016

Next week, hundreds of ACS CAN volunteers from every state will be in Washington, D.C., meeting with lawmakers and calling on Congress to take action on critical legislation to help bring an end to cancer.

Michigan Events

May 3, 2017
Lansing, MI

The Co-Chairs of the Michigan Legislative Cancer Caucus, Senators Rebekah Warren and Tom Casperson along with Representatives Tom Cochran and Daire Rendon, cordially invite you to an informal meet and greet breakfast with Michigan’s legislative leaders to discuss important cancer policy issues in Michigan and nationwide. Tickets $50 per person...

May 3, 2017

Michigan Day at the Capitol will be held on May 3, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Lansing. An invitation from ACS CAN staff is required to participate. You can register for our Day at the Capitol at www.acscan.org/milobbyday For more information contact matt.phelan@cancer.org .

State Contacts

Matt Phelan
Michigan Grassroots Manager
East Lansing
Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Tracy Lytwyn Fischer
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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