Single Payer News: January 20, 2019 – January 26, 2019

JANUARY 26

In 2018, The Average Family Paid More To Hospitals Than To The Federal Government In Taxes
Forbes
News
Jan. 26, 2019

Shutdown Ends, Rep. Jim McGovern, Single-Payer Health Care, #MeToo Wives
WBUR
News
Jan. 26, 2019

Poll: 46 percent say they haven’t heard of ‘Medicare for all’
The Hill
News
Jan. 26, 2019

JANUARY 25

Everything you need to know about the theory that deficits don’t matter
Washington Post
News
Jan. 25, 2019

Single-payer backers ready to try again
The Salem News
News
Jan. 25, 2019

Editorial: While Trump tweets, Newsom leads on health care
East Bay Times
Editorial
Jan. 25, 2019

Tax-and-spend progressives put faith in flawed policy theory
The Hill
Opinion (Scott Sumner)
Jan. 25, 2019
NOTE: Sumner is an emeritus professor of economics at Bentley Univ. and the Ralph G. Hawtrey chair of monetary policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

JANUARY 24

Gallivan, Republicans advance ‘Real Solutions’ budget
West Seneca Bee
News
Jan. 24, 2019

How Should The US Spend Carbon Tax Revenue?
Forbes
Column (Howard Gleckman)
Jan. 24, 2019

Q&A: Legislative priorities for Rep. Jim Nash
Chaska Herald
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Voters split on plastic bag ban, single-payer health care and congestion pricing in Manhattan
Legislative Gazette
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Progressives must end the shutdown. But we can’t fight on Trump’s preferred turf.
Washington Post
Opinion (Jared Bernstein)
Jan. 24, 2019
NOTE: A former chief economist to VP Joe Biden, he is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and an author.

Democrats will need a better brand of populism than Donald Trump’s to win in 2020
USA Today
Opinion (Sally Kohn)
Jan. 24, 2019
NOTE: Kohn is a writer and CNN political commentator.

Congestion pricing plan still facing roadblocks in Legislature, NYS Assembly speaker says
NYDN
News
Jan. 24, 2019

New Yorkers divided on congestion pricing: polls
NYP
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ‘Medicare-For-All’? More? Some?
Kaiser Health
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Health care industry group launches digital ads against ‘Medicare for all’
The Hill
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Unshackle Upstate holds its Legislative Agenda Rollout and Local Lobby Day
WIVT-TV
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Binghamton-area businesses share their concerns with state elected officials
Press & Sun
News
Jan. 24, 2019

What to Watch as Congress Votes
Bloomberg
News
Jan. 24, 2019

Who is going to pay?
The Leader-Herald
Editorial
Jan. 24, 2019

Elizabeth Warren wants a yearly wealth tax on America’s hyper-rich, report says
Vice
News
Jan. 24, 2019

EDITORIAL: There simply isn’t enough money in the world
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Editorial
Jan. 24, 2019

Sarah Kliff answers 7 key questions about why American health care is so screwed up
Vox
News
Jan. 24, 2019

JANUARY 23

KFF Health Tracking Poll – January 2019: The Public On Next Steps For The ACA And Proposals To Expand Coverage
Kaiser Health
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Poll: Support for ‘Medicare-for-all’ fluctuates with details
AP
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Poll: 56 percent of public supports Medicare for All
The Hill
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Poll Shows Majority Support for Medicare-for-All as 2020 Revs Up
Bloomberg
News
Jan. 23, 2019

More than half of Americans support government-run health care: poll
Washington Times
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Dems are taking a crack at frozen legislation
Rochester City News
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Vitals: 1 big thing, Pharma shatters lobbying records
Axios
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Medicare for All? My, oh my, far too many say yes
Washington Times
Column (Cheryl Chumley)
Jan. 23, 2019

Poll signals ways Medicare for all could hurt Democrats – or win support from Republicans
USA Today
News
Jan. 23, 2019

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s politics match the moment: Sure, she’s sloppy with facts, but this is the game Trump gave us
NYDN
Column (S.E. Cupp)
Jan. 23, 2019

Number of uninsured Americans increases by 7m in four years
The Guardian
News
Jan. 23, 2019

The Public Loves ‘Medicare For All’ … Until They Learn What’s In It
Investor’s Business Daily
Editorial
Jan. 23, 2019

Obamacare critic slams ‘Medicare for all’ in Greenwich speech
Times Union
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Medicare-for-all is a classic primary-season conundrum
Washington Post
News
Jan. 23, 2019

‘Medicare for All’ is very popular. But Democrats face a massive fight over it.
Washington Post
News
Jan. 23, 2019

UPDATE: Buttigieg talks presidential politics
WNDU-TV
News
Jan. 23, 2019

Medicare for All Doesn’t Mean What Americans Think It Means
Slate
News
Jan. 23, 2019

If single payer were really a bargain, supporters like Rep. John Yarmuth would be upfront about its cost
The Hill
Opinion (David Barnes)
Jan. 23, 2019
NOTE: Barnes is a policy manager at Americans for Prosperity.

JANUARY 22

Democrats’ plan to neuter Medicare for All irks liberals
Politico
News
Jan. 22, 2019

The Health 202: Health-care industry preps offense against Medicare-for-All
Washington Post
News
Jan. 22, 2019

LIA’s top lobbying priority: Make the 2% tax cap permanent
Newsday
News
Jan. 22, 2019

Pelosi ‘Playing Chess on 3 Boards’ With Health Care
AP
News
Jan. 22, 2019

Democrats Lurch Left on Top Policies as 2020 Primary Begins
AP
News
Jan. 22, 2019

Kamala Harris, a front-runner
NYT
Column (Daivd Leonhardt)
Jan. 22, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Tax Hike Idea Is Not About Soaking the Rich
NYT
Opinion (Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman)
Jan. 22, 2019
NOTE: Saez and Zucman are professors of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and the authors of a forthcoming book about tax justice.

The NHS’s Winter Crisis Is a Red Flag for Americans Enticed by Single-Payer
Forbes
Opinion (Sally Pipes)
Jan. 22, 2019

AHIP Insurance Lobby Adds Seven New Members As Medicare Battles Loom
Forbes
Column (Bruce Japsen)
Jan. 22, 2019

Do No Harm
Empire Center
Blog/Report
Jan. 22, 2019

NY Health Act debated at Empire Center conference
Post Star
News
Jan. 22, 2019

LIA launches 2019 priorities
Long Island Business
News
Jan. 22, 2019

Government healthcare is more expensive than private healthcare
Washington Examiner
Opinion (Tim Worstall)
Jan. 22, 2019
NOTE: Worstall is a contributor to the Examiner’s Beltway Confidential blog. He is a senior fellow at the Adam Smith Institute.

JANUARY 21

Sen. Kamala Harris of California announces 2020 presidential run
San Francisco Chronicle
News
Jan. 21, 2019

‘Medicare for all’ would take most of your paycheck
The Express
Opinion (Betsy McCaughey)
Jan. 21, 2019
NOTE: McCaughey is a former Lieutenant Governor of New York.

Dr. King would want us to fight for Medicare For All
The Hill
Opinion (Dr. Sanjeev Sriram)
Jan. 21, 2019
NOTE: Dr. Sanjeev Sriram is a senior adviser for Social Security Works.

Cuomo Panel To Review Universal Health Care
State of Politics
Blog
Jan. 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders’s Presidential Do-Over Hinges on Better Results in the South
WSJ
News
Jan. 21, 2019

Letter: Single-payer system will be improvement
TU
LTE (Oliver Fein, M.D.)
Jan. 21, 2019
NOTE: Fein is Chair of the Physicians for a National Health Program in NYC.

JANUARY 20

Ocasio-Cortez responds to Aaron Sorkin directing young Dems to ‘stop acting like young people’
The Hill
News
Jan. 20, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Highlights Rural Roots In Iowa Debut
Huffington Post
News
Jan. 20, 2019

Gillibrand touts rural origin story in Iowa debut
Politico
News
Jan. 20, 2019

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