"Health reform Activists push for addition to bill" April 16 Times Argus/Rutland Herald

Health reform Activists push for addition to bill
By Thatcher Moats

VERMONT PRESS BUREAU - Published: April 16, 2011
MONTPELIER — Activists worried that the health care reform bill pending in the Legislature has been watered down to please business interests came to the Statehouse on Friday to remind lawmakers of the “original intent” of the legislation.

OP-ED: "Beyond the market: Why we must treat health care as a public good"

Beyond the market: Why we must treat health care as a public good

By James Haslam
Published Rutland Herald/Times Argus: April 17, 2011

Vermont is in the midst of a human rights crisis that has been brought on by allowing the market to control one of the most important parts of our lives: our health.

Buzzsaw Magazine: The Grassroots Healthcare Movement

http://www.buzzsawmag.org/2011/04/06/the-grassroots-healthcare-movement/

The Grassroots Healthcare Movement
By Emily Miles | April 6th, 2011 | Access, Upfront

State community organizers lead the way in national healthcare reform

By Emily Miles

On March 25, 2010, Vermont became the first state to begin passing legislation promoting a state single- payer healthcare system since the initial overhaul of national healthcare reform (House Bill 676) in March 2009.

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