People's Team Template

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Angela's Update Update- Personal experience/story from the statehouse. This as a sample: As you know, it is easy to get down into the weeds of the healthcare system, and you will have to do that during the coming session. But while we have the brief opportunity right now to look clearly at the big picture, I ask that you apply a couple of paradigm shifts to the way you think about our healthcare system. What we have to do, to move forward in making a healthcare system that embodies the human rights principles established in law by Act 48, is to let go of some of the baggage that has accumulated over the more than six decades of a healthcare system based largely on employer-provided, market-based health insurance. We understand that, in the short-term, the ACA forces private insurance onto even more of us than ever, and many folks see this transition phase as a step backward — the opposite of a healthcare system that is a public good. So all the more I urge you to look with fresh eyes at the design of our healthcare system, and to let go of those parts of the system that were installed for purposes other than caring for the health of the people of Vermont.

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The legislative report gives a weekly update on the Put People First People's Agenda.  For more background on the agenda, click HERE.

Healthcare: Update on healthcare.  This happened, that happened.  Had hearing in a committee, we testified and said this and that. 

People's Budget: We understand that, in the short-term, the ACA forces private insurance onto even more of us than ever, and many folks see this transition phase as a step backward the opposite of a healthcare system that is a public good. So all the more I urge you to look with fresh eyes at the design of our healthcare system, and to let go of those parts of the system that were installed for purposes other than caring for the health of the people of Vermont.

Homecare Organizing: We understand that, in the short-term, the ACA forces private insurance onto even more of us than ever, and many folks see this transition phase as a step backward — the opposite of a healthcare system that is a public good. So all the more I urge you to look with fresh eyes at the design of our healthcare system, and to let go of those parts of the system that were installed for purposes other than caring for the health of the people of Vermont.

Drivers Licenses: Update on DL bill 


Early Educators: We understand that, in the short-term, the ACA forces private insurance onto even more of us than ever, and many folks see this transition phase as a step backward 

HELP: We understand that, in the short-term, the ACA forces private insurance onto even more of us than ever, and many folks see this transition phase as a step backward — the opposite of a healthcare system that is a public good. So all the more I urge you to look with fresh eyes at the design of our healthcare system, and to let go of those parts of the system that were installed for purposes other than caring for the health of the people of Vermont.

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