Vermont will not push forward with its plan to launch a state-based single payer health care system…
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Citing Costs, Vermont Shelves Single Payer Health System

Vermont will not push forward with its plan to launch a state-based single payer health care system in 2017, reports the Daily Caller.

Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin made the announcement on Wednesday, citing several factors.

Among the most important were changes in financing assumptions. Vermont had been counting on infusions of federal funding to buoy the program, but confirmed that it overshot its estimates by a whopping $311 million. Without the expected seed money of federal tax dollars there’s not enough start-up capital needed to get the project going.

The other blow to Vermont’s single payer scheme – to be called Green Mountain Care – is its lack of financial sustainability. In order to make the enterprise successful, Vermont would need to levy tax hikes like an…[more]

December 18, 2014 • 11:06 am

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CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda Print
Tuesday, October 19 2010

The Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) has launched a series of television issue ads in 10 Congressional districts to point out the excessive spending, increased national debt and job-killing agenda enacted by a runaway Congress.

Click on the thumb nails or titles below to view the ads.

CA-20: CFIF "Costa Debt"



 

FL-02: CFIF "Boyd Debt"




 

GA-08: CFIF "Marshall Jobs"



 

KY-06: CFIF "Chandler Jobs"



 

MS-01: CFIF "Childers Debt"




NJ-03: CFIF "Adler Debt"




 

NY-24: CFIF "Arcuri Debt"




 

NC-11: CFIF "Shuler Jobs"




 

NC-08: CFIF "Kissell Debt"



 

PA-11: CFIF " Kanjorski Debt"



 

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