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  1. Heartland Institute Reacts to Gov. Shumlin Abandoning Vermont Single-Payer Health CareRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Heartland Institute

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has announced he will abandon his plan to create the nation's first state-based single-payer health care system. The governor said the project, four years in the making, came apart after a failure to come up with a feasible way to finance the plan.

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  2. Vermont's distant future with single-payerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Governor Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, pegged single-payer as the reform that would cut into the rising cost of health care. Now, other reforms will need to pave the way on cost-cutting for single-payer to become a reality in Vermont's distant future.

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  3. Cost, Tax Concerns Prompt Vermont's Governor To Hold Off On Single-Payer Health Care ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    On Wednesday Governor Peter Shumlin announced he would effectively kill the plan to create a publicly-financed insurance system that was to be known as Green Mountain Health Care. "In my judgment," Shumlin said, "now is not the right time to ask our legislature to take the step of passing the financial plan for Green Mountain Health Care."

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  4. Vermont Governor Suspends Single-Payer Plans After BreitbartReporting on Jonathan GruberRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lucianne.com

    The shocking news Wednesday that Governor Peter Shumlin has abandoned plans to introduce his long promised single-payer health care system to the Vermont Legislature in 2015 was a huge victory for conservative new media. As observers on the ground in Vermont confirmed Thursday, Breitbart News led the way.

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  5. Vermont Governor Abandons His Own Single-Payer PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Tax Foundation

    ... next Governor is up to the legislature, though there is every expectation that they will grant incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) a second term. Which isn't to say that the Green Mountain State isn't in for a course correction. After two delays in ...

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  6. Shumlin backs off single payer planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Bennington Banner

    Gov. Peter Shumlin will not pursue a single payer health care plan this legislative session or in the near future. "We obviously wish that the numbers were different.

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  7. Obamacare Does not Work! Vermont gives up free healthcare plan as too expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Catholic.org

    Peter Shumlin, the governor of Vermont, announced that he was canceling his longtime dream to create a single-payer health care system for his state. Vermont's governor announced that a planned universal healthcare program for the state has been cancelled because the massive tax hikes would devastate the state's economy.

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  8. Vermont Governor Gives Up On Single-Payer Health Care SystemRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Washington Policy Center

    Yesterday, Governor Peter Shumlin announced he would not seak a single-payer health care system for Vermont. This is a huge shift in policy for the governor who has campaigned for a single-payer system for years.

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  9. Vermont Governor Abandons Single-Payer PlanRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Heartland Institute

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin announced at a hastily organized press conference in mid-December he would not pursue a single-payer health care plan in 2015. Shumlin cited the high tax burden that would be required to fund the plan as the main reason for his change in course.

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  10. Milne Not Surprised Shumlin Has Abandoned Single PayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Vermont Standard

    ... so people can use that for who's going to be the best governor going forward," Milne said. Staff report Gov. Peter Shumlin gave up his pursuit of his single-payer health care initiative Wednesday. Shumlin said the plan, which was signed into law in ...

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  11. "It became clear that risk of economic shock is too high at this time ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bloomberg

    ... Maybe all 50? Months later, Gruber's contract with the state was quietly wrapped up. And yesterday, Governor Peter Shumlin pre-empted an end of year report on the single-payer effort by announcing that the reform plan would be set aside . "The ...

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  12. 'A Slap in the Face': Vermont Gov. Jumps Ship on Single-Payer HealthcareRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Common Dreams

    Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, still hasn't even officially won his own reelection bid: The Legislature will settle the outcome of the November race in January because Shumlin failed to win more than 50 percent of the vote. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin on Wednesday abandoned his plan to create a single-payer healthcare system in his state, saying moving forward at this time would be too costly-a claim critics denounced as "a slap in the face" to Vermonters.

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  13. Risk for the Economy? Vermont gov drops plan for single-payer health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Fox News

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is canceling his dream plan to create a single-payer health system in the state, he announced Wednesday. "I am not going to undermine the hope of achieving critically important health care reforms for this state by pushing prematurely for single payer when it is not the right time for Vermont," Shumlin said in a statement Wednesday.

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  14. Vermont Governor: We Can't Afford Universal Healthcare Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Crooks and Liars

    ... is abandoning efforts to move to a publicly financed health care system to ensure universal coverage, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday. "I have advocated for such a system for much of my public life, but over the past two weeks it has become clear ...

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  15. In Vermont, single-payer healthcare quietly disappearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hot Air

    ... you'd want to launch progressive initiatives and take them for a test spin. That was the plan for Governor Peter Shumlin, who had promised his constituents that they would soon be enjoying the first in the nation single payer healthcare plan. But ...

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  16. Vermont Kills Single-Payer Health Care Plan After Tax Hikes Prove Too HeftyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    The reason the state says it won't pursue the plan is that it's just too expensive. Even Democratic Gov. Pete Shumlin, who hoped the system would be a highlight of his political career, agrees that the tax hikes necessary to fund the system would have been prohibitive.

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  17. Vermont governor dumps statewide universal health care law effortRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Insurance

    Vermont is abandoning efforts to move to a publicly financed health care system to ensure universal coverage, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday. "I have advocated for such a system for much of my public life, but over the past two weeks it has become clear to me that the risks and economic shocks of moving forward at this time are too great," Gov. Shumlin, a Democrat, said in a statement.

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  18. Reactions to Shumlin's decision to shelve single-payerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Governor Peter Shumlin's decision not to move forward with single-payer health care continues to reverberate around the state. Supporters of single-payer are rallying at the statehouse at 12 p.m. to voice their disappointment in the Governor.

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  19. New plan to help Vermonters better understand personal financesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Air National Guard aircraft are going to be airborne again with help from a U.S. Marine helicopter. Governor Peter Shumlin's decision not to move forward with single-payer health care continues to reverberate around the state. Governor Peter ...

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  20. reid_wilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has abandoned a years-long push for a universal health-care system in the state after budget analysts said the program would require what he called "enormous" new taxes. Shumlin had proposed what he called the Green Mountain Care plan, which would have put Vermont on track to provide publicly-financed health care starting in 2017.

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