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Bloomberg Businessweek: Vermont Senate advances healthcare bill

April 26, 2011 – The state Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to healthcare legislation that is a key part of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s agenda.  The bill, a version of which already has been passed by the House, would put Vermont on a path toward what it calls a “universal and unified health system” and what the Democratic governor calls single-payer healthcare, with the objective of ensuring health insurance coverage for every resident.