SEARCH THE SITE

Powered by FreeFind
JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST

SITE MAP

PODCASTS

EMAIL HRV

Latest Podcast

Con Hogan: Vermonters Health Care Worries

MORE PODCASTS>>

High Road Vermont
55 East Bear Swamp Road
Middlesex, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 522-3484
info@highroadvermont.org

SYNDICATE THIS SITE

RECENT PRESS RELEASES
From High Road Vermont


Truth of health care is very inconvenient, Cornelius Hogan, Dr. Deborah Richter and Terry Doran
Several weeks ago an important report commissioned by the Vermont Health Care Commission was quietly posted on the Legislative Council Web site. No fanfare, no press conferences, no attention given. Media ignored it. The committee that ordered it ignored it. The Legislature ignored it. The administration ignored it. The report's findings tumbled into the political abyss.

And yet the report contains a message that affects every one of us. What it says ought to be engraved in the thinking of every legislator and every administration member. We can hope the powers that be take it to heart. They ought to. They paid for it.

The subject of the report is health care reform. More precisely, financing health care. It says that unless we find a way to control the overall costs of health care there is no way we can keep paying for it at the current rate of increase.
Read more at: http://tinyurl.com/2cn7yl

MORE>>

Critique: Business Roundtable on Trade & Jobs, Doug Hoffer July 31, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

International Trade & VT Jobs, Doug Hoffer July 15, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

VT Companies certified for Trade Adjustment Assistance, Doug Hoffer July 15, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Occupational Employment & Wages for Exporting Industries, Doug Hoffer July 15, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Comments on the Forbes business climate rankings, Doug Hoffer July 15, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Comments on JFO Livable Wage Calculations for UVM, Doug Hoffer April 30, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Truth of health care is very inconvenient, Cornelius Hogan, Dr. Deborah Richter and Terry Doran April 29, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Commission on Future of Economic Development, Doug Hoffer March 12, 2007 (Microsoft Word file)

Jobs & Economic Development in VT, Doug Hoffer October 6, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Business Climate -- Interstate Business Relocation, Myths vs. Re, Doug Hoffer, Peace & Justice Center March 12, 2006 (external link)

The Growing Cost of the Wal-Mart Health Care Crisis, WakeUpWalMart.com February 23, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Hidden Subsidies for Low Road Employers, Doug Hoffer February 17, 2006 (Microsoft Word file)

Costs to State of Large Retailís Low Road, Traen Leyshonv February 17, 2006 (Microsoft Word file)

Economic Development VT: Funding, Priorities, Performance, Doug Hoffer, Peace & Justice Center February 12, 2006 (external link)

Income Inequality Has Increased In Vermont, Economic Policy Institute/Center on Budget & Policy Prioriti February 10, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Lost manufacturing jobs: The real cost of US trade policies, Doug Hoffer February 10, 2006 (Microsoft Word file)

Economic Development in VT: Performance, Doug Hoffer/Peace & Justice Center February 9, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Wal-Mart and County-Wide Poverty, Stephan J. Goetz & Hema Swaminathan February 9, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Comments on tax expenditure report, Doug Hoffer January 23, 2006 (Microsoft Word file)

Fair Share for Health Care, Traven Leyshon January 11, 2006 (Acrobat PDF file)

Comment re. WCAX & Free Press reports on income, Doug Hoffer January 1, 2006 (Microsoft Word file)

Comment re. Free Press article on the economy, Doug Hoffer November 4, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Response to Sec. Dorn re. VEPC, Doug Hoffer September 22, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Secretary Dorn's response to VEPC editorial, Kevin Dorn September 21, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Brattleboro Reformer editorial on VEPC & Husky, Brattleboro Reformer September 20, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Response to Commissioner Quinn re. workforce training, Doug Hoffer September 6, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Paying for Dairy Promotion, Doug Hoffer August 26, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Letter to Free Press re. article on business costs, Doug Hoffer August 20, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Letter to Free Press re. unemployment figures, Doug Hoffer August 19, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Health care taxes again, Doug Hoffer July 13, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Health care and taxes, Doug Hoffer June 9, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Reducing toxics: measuring success, Doug Hoffer May 24, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Economic Literacy 101, Doug Hoffer April 27, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Hidden Subsidies, Doug Hoffer April 20, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Comments on Free Press health care article, Doug Hoffer April 19, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Another exchange with Brian Joyce, Doug Hoffer April 14, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

An exchange with reporter Brian Joyce, Doug Hoffer April 12, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Comment on Free Press health care editorial, Doug Hoffer April 4, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Low hanging fruit: the Financial Services Tax Credit program, Doug Hoffer March 21, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

An exchange with reporter Shawn Turner, Doug Hoffer March 21, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Recommendation for economic development, Doug Hoffer February 18, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

"Buy local" should be more than talk, Doug Hoffer January 31, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Everyday Low Wages, Doug Hoffer January 31, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Electric Costs: A Different Perspective, Doug Hoffer January 31, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

Targeted State purchasing as a tool for economic development, Doug Hoffer January 31, 2005 (Microsoft Word file)

"Consumer-Driven" Healthcare, Traven Leyshon January 11, 2005

ETIs: Opportunities for Public Pension Funds, Doug Hoffer October 1, 2004 (Acrobat PDF file)

Response to the GOP's Spin on Jobs, Doug Hoffer September 23, 2004

Vermont Labor on Failed Job Policies, Sue Lucas September 21, 2004

2009 Unified Economic Development Budget Report, Doug Hoffer February 11, 2004 (Microsoft Word file)

BY DATE
BY TOPIC

Home | About HRV | Contact HRV | Articles & Studies | Donate | Site Map | Links to Resources | Press Room | Podcasts
© 2004 High Road Vermont. All comments, ideas and thoughts on High Road Vermont are property of their authors, reproduction without the authorís permission is prohibited.