Gov. Douglas on health care

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As the new chair of the National Governors Association, Governor Jim Douglas says that federal health care policy is a top priority for states, in terms of financing, extending coverage and health outcomes. Governor Douglas joins us to discuss how the roles of states and federal government intersect, and how governors want to influence the debate around overhauling health care. Listen

Also, we visit the Vermont summer home of composer Steve Reich, whom the New York Times calls one of the greatest living composers. VPR’s Steve Zind talks with Reich about his modern compositions, and how Vermont inpires some of Reich’s music. Listen


Previous Vermont Edition interviews with health care stakeholders: 

Singe payer advocate James Haslam

Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Don George

AARP policy expert Jon Rother

Howard Dean

Hospitals’ stake in health care

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