Such a powerful day today. Was honored to be sitting with Joyce Werntgen when this resolution was adopted today by the General Assembly of the Vermont Legislature.
Vermont Workers’ Center, Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign
Testimony on H.559
February 7, 2012
Good afternoon. I am Peg Franzen, President of the Vermont Workers’ Center. I first want to thank you for this opportunity to testify about the implementation of Vermont’s pioneering health reform law. This is a very important process, and I’d like to thank you for moving this process along in a serious, considered and participatory way. I’d also like to share with you the ideas and suggestions our members have about some of the provisions in this particular bill, H.559.
Public Senate Hearing Shows Overwhelming Support For Universal Healthcare
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.
Campaign Begins Assessment Based on Human Rights Standards and Announces Call To Action: “Vermont, Stand Up, Stand Together!”
The Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign Releases Comments on Dr. Hsiao’s Report
Rutland Herald and Times Argus
Guest Sunday Editorial - Published: January 23, 2011
"Vermont can lead the way"
By PEG FRANZEN
We do things differently in Vermont. Rarely has there been a week that showed so clearly how independent Vermonters are from national politicking.
As federal lawmakers moved toward repealing President Obama’s health reform law, Vermont took a step toward a different and much better system.
Dr. Hsaio Confirms Vermont Healthcare System Broken and True Change Is Possible--Analysis of Draft Report by Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign to Follow
by James Haslam, VWC Director