D.C. delegation and Shumlin to discuss VT health reform efforts
From the office of Gov. Peter Shumlin:
Shumlin, Leahy, Sanders and Welch announce press conference to discuss health care reform efforts
MONTPELIER – Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and the state’s congressional delegation – U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch — will hold a news conference next week to discuss health care reform efforts.
Gov. Shumlin has made universal health care for Vermonters a priority, and the changes required to achieve universal coverage will likely require a federal waiver.
Sens. Leahy and Sanders and Rep. Welch will announce legislation to advance Gov. Shumlin’s goal of implementing a single payer system.
Who: Gov. Peter Shumlin; Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Rep. Peter Welch
What: Press Conference on Health Care Reform
When: Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 9:45 a.m.
Where: Governor’s Ceremonial Office, State House