Rutland Herald/Times Argus: "Single-payer supporters dominate public hearing"

Single-payer supporters dominate public hearing

By Peter Hirschfeld
Vermont Press Bureau - Published: March 15, 2011

MONTPELIER — When Kate Farrington’s mother lost her job, Kate Farrington lost her health insurance.

The young woman from Brattleboro is now confronting the relapse of a gynecological condition that, left untreated, could result in lifelong pain and an inability to have children.

Since Farrington lacks the thousands of dollars needed to pay for treatment, “my life could be devastated at a time when the future was starting to look promising.”

PSA: Universality

Universality: we ALL need healthcare, regardless of where we work or how much money we have.

This is the second in a series of Healthcare Is A Human Right video PSA's and we need YOUR help in making sure that as many people as possible.

"Universality": HCHR Campaign Launches Second Grassroots Public Service Announcement (PSA)

“UNIVERSALITY”

Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign Launches Second Grassroots Public Service Announcement (PSA)

Online: www.workerscenter.org/psa2

Vermont - The Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign has just released the second grassroots video PSA in a series for Vermonters to share with friends, family and co-workers about the the kind of universal healthcare system we need.

Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign Mobilizes for March 14 Statewide Hearing

Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign Mobilizes for March 14 Statewide Hearing

Grassroots Campaign for Universal Healthcare Grows Around the State

Montpelier, VT -- State House -- On Monday, March 14, the day of the statewide public hearing on the universal healthcare bill, large numbers of Vermonters will give testimony in support of making healthcare a human right and a public good in Vermont. TheHealthcare Is a Human Right Campaign expects Vermonters in every part of the state to testify at the joint hearing of the House Health Care and Senate Health and Welfare committees.

Rutland Herald/Times Argus: Single-payer supporters dominate public hearing

Single-payer supporters dominate public hearing

By Peter Hirschfeld
Vermont Press Bureau - Published: March 15, 2011
MONTPELIER — When Kate Farrington’s mother lost her job, Kate Farrington lost her health insurance.

The young woman from Brattleboro is now confronting the relapse of a gynecological condition that, left untreated, could result in lifelong pain and an inability to have children.

Since Farrington lacks the thousands of dollars needed to pay for treatment, “my life could be devastated at a time when the future was starting to look promising.”

VTDigger: Vermonters urge lawmakers to pass single-payer health care

http://vtdigger.org/2011/03/15/vermonters-urge-lawmakers-to-pass-single-...

Vermonters urge lawmakers to pass single-payer health care
by Anne Galloway on March 15, 2011

[Dave Bellini of Montpelier, right, testifies on H.202, the health care reform bill, during Vermont Interactive Telvision public hearing on Monday night. Photo by Josh Larkin.]

Bennington Banner: Forum leans toward single-payer health care

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ci_17614241

Forum leans toward single-payer health care

NEAL P. GOSWAMI
Posted: 03/14/2011 10:53:40 PM EDT

Monday March 14, 2011
BENNINGTON -- Dozens of Vermonters offered thoughts on health care reform in Vermont to members of the House and Senate Health Care Committees during a statewide interactive hearing Monday.

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