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The Struggle for Single-Payer Health Care in Vermont and New York – January 9th, 2015

A report on the struggle for health care as a human right in Vermont, the decision of Governor Shumlin to abandon his effort to find financing for the plan, and a comparison of Vermont’s path to single-payer health care and that in New York.

Guests include: James Haslam, Executive Director of the Vermont Workers Center; Becca Balint, Vermont State Senator; and Rebecca Elgie, health care activist in Ithaca.

 

This report originally aired on the Friday, January 9, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.