Bare-bones invoices billing for rounded numbers of hours and identical invoices for two separate months have led critics to question how state officials can be satisfied the bills submitted by Gruber are accurate.
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Critics of the governor’s health care reform plans seized on the impolitic remarks of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber on Monday, urging the Shumlin administration to terminate his contract with the state. The policy advocacy group Campaign for Vermont has started a petition demanding that Gruber’s $400,000 economic modeling contract for the state’s planned single-payer program […]
Conservatives are holding up remarks made a year ago as proof that Jonathan Gruber, who bills himself as an architect of the Affordable Care Act, intentionally misled the American public when he worked for the Obama administration. In a video clip, Gruber says a “lack of transparency is a huge political advantage” in getting legislation passed.
We will be better off to stick with the current health care goal for 2017 than to change the top horse in midstream and get mired in the mud.
Simply throwing more of our tax dollars for increased payments to hospitals and health care providers is like painting over the rusty spots on your car so it can pass inspection.
Former Democratic Majority Whip Tess Taylor, will leave her current position with single-payer advocacy group Vermont Coalition for Universal Reform (Vermont CURE) after the Nov. 4 election. Taylor, a three-term representative from Barre, resigned from the legislature in March to join the group. Bram Kleppner, chair of the Vermont CURE board, told Vermont Public Radio […]