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What will the election mean for single-payer?

Vt Digger - - 9:43 am Thu Nov 6th, 2014

For many observers, Rep. Mike Fisher's defeat in the Addison 4 district came as a surprise, and as a rebuke of Vermont's push for single-payer health care.

Fisher, an eight-term incumbent Democrat, serves as Chair of the House Health Care Committee, and helped to craft Act 48, the legislation putting Vermont on a path to single-payer.

"Having him out of the picture is a big loss," said Dr. Deb Richter, president of Vermont Health Care For All, a single-payer advocacy group.

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