American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
ACS CAN is the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society.

Lobbying Interests:
Tobacco control policy - taxation, prevention, cessation - health care access, affordability and adequacy, Palliative Care, Medicaid and nutrition and physical activity policy. Insurance benefit reform including copay accumulator

Contact
SS
Sara Sahli
2318 Teal Drive
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 215-7535
sara.sahli@cancer.org
http://www.fightcancer.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas J Fonfara Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2022 Withdrawn On 2/24/2023
Emily Hall Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Meyer Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/9/2023 Withdrawn On 2/24/2023
Katie White Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 3/16/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Sara E Sahli Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 7/20/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Daniel Romportl Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/11/2024 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 103
Assembly Bill 103
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2023
First Communication Date
3/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/25/2023
First Communication Date
7/11/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/10/2023
First Communication Date
4/10/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 451
Assembly Bill 451
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2023
First Communication Date
9/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 773
Assembly Bill 773
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 860
Assembly Bill 860
Relating to: nonprofit agricultural organization health benefit coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2024
First Communication Date
1/9/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
01112024_053455_ACS CAN Testimony in Opposition to Assembly Bill 860.pdf

Assembly Bill 1013
Assembly Bill 1013
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 100
Senate Bill 100
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
3/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2023
First Communication Date
3/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 121
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 245
Senate Bill 245
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/16/2023
First Communication Date
4/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 471
Senate Bill 471
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/2/2023
First Communication Date
10/2/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
12042023_022806_ACS CAN Senate Bill 471 Oppostion Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 703
Senate Bill 703
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 737
Senate Bill 737
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 811
Senate Bill 811
Relating to: nonprofit agricultural organization health benefit coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2024
First Communication Date
1/18/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
01192024_114642_Senate Bill 811 oppostion testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 948
Senate Bill 948
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/24/2023
First Communication Date
2/6/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
2/24/2023
First Communication Date
2/6/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Insurance Benefit Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance Benefit Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

All matters related to electronic cigarettes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to electronic cigarettes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Palliative Care Advisory Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Palliative Care Advisory Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tobacco - budget and regulation (TPCP funding, OTP placement, little cigar loophole)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tobacco - budget and regulation (TPCP funding, OTP placement, little cigar loophole)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin Well Woman program funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Well Woman program funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget - Tobacco Prevention and Control Program funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget - Tobacco Prevention and Control Program funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$36,186.50
2023
July - December
$34,025.00
Total $70,211.50
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
141.00
2023
July - December
57.00
Total 198.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
279.50
2023
July - December
239.00
Total 518.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the BadgerCare Plus program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures