The road to universal health care in Vermont, 3-26-2014

Mark Larson, commissioner of the Vermont Dept. of Health Access, talks about Vermont Health Connect and the larger need for universal health care. Peter Sterling, executive director of Vermont Leads, a nonprofit organization working towards a universal, publicly
funded single payer health care system in Vermont, discusses the history and
status of Vermont’s struggle for universal health care.

Under the golden dome: Perspectives on Gov. Shumlin’s initiatives, 1-14-2014


Mark Johnson of WDEV previews Gov. Peter Shumlin’s 2014 budget address. Advocates discuss their legislative priorities: Avram Patt, energy consultant and former general manager of Washington Electric Co-op, talks about net metering; Chris Miller, activism manager of Ben & Jerry’s speaks about GMO labeling; and … Continue reading

Obamacare in Vermont: Vt Health Connect, 10-9-13

We discuss the details of Health Connect, Vermont’s new health insurance marketplace, the state exchange that is part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, with Mark Larson, commissioner of the Dept. of Health Access, VBSR executive director Andrea Cohen and Anissa Lewis, health care exchange navigator with VBSR.