SHUMLIN BACKS OFF SINGLE PAYER PLAN
December 07, 2014
Vermont Digger: Gov. Peter Shumlin will not pursue a single payer health care plan this legislative session or in the near future.
The governor had pinned his hopes on making Vermont the first state in the nation to implement a single payer system.
Three years ago, Shumlin touted Act 48, the framework for single payer as an unparalleled political achievement. Wednesday, the governor said economic conditions precluded making that dream a reality. Click here to read the entire article.