Analysis: Health Care Legislation Lives On

A week ago it appeared that a comprehensive health care bill being considered by the House Health Care committee was in big trouble. But in a dramatic turn of events, the house committee voted the bill out this week. VPR’s Peter Biello speaks with Bob Kinzel about the sudden change.

Analysis: Pertussis Prompts Review Of Immunization Exemption Law

Lawmakers are reconsidering the philosophical and religious exemption to the childhood immunization law in the face of a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases. They’re also set to discuss the contentious end-of-life bill next week. VPR’s Bob Kinzel talks with Peter Biello about the week in legislative news.