Democracy Now! 21 January 2011 As the House votes to repeal President Obama's healthcare reform bill, the state of Vermont is taking matters into its own hands. We speak with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who is leading efforts to create a single-payer healthcare system in the state. He was voted into office after making single-payer a cornerstone of his campaign. (quote)If Vermont can get this right, the other states will follow,(end quote) Shumlin says.