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Vermont House Approves Single-Payer Healthcare Bill

HeadlineMay 06, 2011

Vermont is poised to become the first state to establish a single-payer healthcare system guaranteeing coverage to all residents. On Thursday, lawmakers in Vermont’s State House approved the final version of a universal healthcare bill on a 94-to-49 vote. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he will sign the bill into law within the next two weeks.

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