Public Senate Hearing Shows Overwhelming Support For Universal Healthcare

Montpelier, VT -- Statehouse -- Vermonters from all over the state turned out for a major public hearing on Vermont’s new universal healthcare bill, H.202. The Vermont Senate Health & Welfare Committee held the hearing on the bill in the main chamber of the Statehouse one week after H.202 passed in the Vermont House of Representatives by a 92 - 49 vote. Over fifty Vermonters testified overwhelmingly in support of the bill and demanded bold action to begin treating healthcare as a human right, provided as a public good.

RELEASE: VT House passes H.202 92-49, Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare A Human Right

Vermont Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare a Human Right

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign welcomes passage of universal healthcare bill (H. 202) by Vermont House

Montpelier, VT -- Statehouse -- On Thursday, March 24, members of the grassroots Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign cheered on as the Vermont House of Representatives voted 92 - 49 to pass the universal healthcare bill, H.202. The House bill passed as a result of thousands of Vermonters speaking out and demanding that healthcare be treated as a human right and provided as a public good.

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign welcomes passage of universal healthcare bill (H. 202) by Vermont House--Vermont Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare a Human Right

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign welcomes passage of universal healthcare bill (H. 202) by Vermont House--Vermont Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare a Human Right

Montpelier, VT -- Statehouse -- On Wednesday, March 23, members of the grassroots Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign cheered on as the Vermont House of Representatives voted 92 - 49 to pass the universal healthcare bill, H.202. The House bill passed as a result of thousands of Vermonters speaking out and demanding that healthcare be treated as a human right and provided as a public good.

Vermont Workers’ Center launches Put People First! The People’s Budget Campaign

Vermont Workers’ Center launches Put People First! The People’s Budget Campaign

Barre, VT -- On Saturday, March 19, at a Town Meeting on the Economy with US Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont Workers’ Center officially launched a new campaign called “Put People First! The People’s Budget Campaign. The campaign takes aim at the failed policy of responding to the state’s revenue crisis by cutting necessary public services instead of restoring revenues — in effect balancing the state budget on the backs of the most disadvantaged Vermonters and thus denying their human rights.

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