Vermont became the first state on Monday to publish the rates
it would charge people who don’t currently have health insurance to get
coverage – a key step toward establishing the health exchanges that are central
to the federal health care law known as Obamacare. Health
officials said Monday the rates are comparable to current commercial rates.
Representative Mark Larson and Senator Claire Ayer weigh in on the recommendations made by Dr. William Hsiao on Wednesday. Senator Patrick Leahy discusses the need for political civility. And, we listen back to the voices in the news this week.