The Brian Lehrer Show

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Another Chance For Single-Payer Health Care in New York

New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried (D-75th District) and chair of the NYS Assembly Committee on Health, discusses his single-payer health care proposal for New York, which has been reintroduced with amendments, and has a chance of passing now that Democrats control the legislature — plus weighs in on the measles outbreak in Brooklyn and Rockland County."What we’re doing is to remind legislators that the people that got them elected are telling pollsters… they support a single payer system," says @DickGottfried on single-payer health care system in New York. — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 11, 2019On the Measles outbreak in Brooklyn and Rockland County: "Particularly in areas of public health, education campaigns can be enormously effective," says @DickGottfried. — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) February 11, 2019


 2019-02-11  34m