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Under the Dome: House Committee on Health Care - Green Mountain Care Board Overview & Update 01/13/2015

House Committee on Health Care - January 13, 2015. Green Mountain Care Board Overview & Update

Feminist Media Review: Beyond the Nylon Curtain - Author Gerard Colby 01/12/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks with author Gerard Colby on his recent book 'Behind the Nylon Curtain' about the DuPont dynasty. 

On the Waterfront: Green Mountain Care 01/07/2015

Host Melinda Moulton speaks with Peter Sterling of Vermont Leads on the timely discussion of the financing package for single payer as well as the plans for cost sharing and benefit package, all to be proposed by the Governor by January 28th. www.vermontleads.org

Under the Dome: Health Reform Oversight Committee Part 2 01/06/2015

Health Reform Oversight Committee - January 6, 2014 - Part 2

Under the Dome: Health Reform Oversight Committee Part 1 01/06/2015

Health Reform Oversight Committee - January 6, 2014 - Part 1

Lawline: Superior Court Training Session 01/06/2015

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Tom Garrett of Lawline, recording of the Superior Court Training.

ECOS in Action: Benchmarking Community Behavioral Health 12/29/2014

Melanie Needle, Senior Planner with the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission is joined by Kelly Hamshaw, Research Specialist at UVM's Center for Rural Studies, Raquel Aronhime, Community Impact Manager, Unnited Way of Chittenden County and Ryan Mitofsky, Prevention Consultant with the Vermont Department of Health, to discuss benchmarking community behavioral health.  ECOS is a project of CCRPC.org  www.ecosproject.com

Update of Vermont IBUTWA Initiative (Congolese Renaissance) 12/23/2014

Vermont Ibutwa* Initiative founder and activist Cleophace Mukeba provides and update on the organization and direction in assisting the needs of the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Find Vermont Ibutwa Initiative on Facebook.  (*Ibutwa is Congolese for renaissance)

Response to Leaked Healthcare Financing Plan 12/08/2014

James Haslam, Executive Director of Vermont Workers Center and representing the Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign, is joined by is joined by Melinda Moulton, Bekah Mandell, Alissa Carberry,and others in responding to the alleged leaked draft of Governor Shumlin’s healthcare financing plan, which if accurate, would dramatically shift the costs of healthcare from big businesses onto patients, workers, and small businesses. December 5th, the Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign released a statement expressing concern over the leaked draft, urging the Governor to move forward with an equitable financing plan based upon progressive taxes and ability to pay. Today's press conference reiterates that position.  http://www.workerscenter.org/news/healthcare-human-right-campaign-responds-leaked-healthcare-financing-proposal

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