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Commentary: Time for Facts About Vermont Health Connect
By Wendy Wilton It is good news that Auditor Hoffer has scheduled a performance audit of Vermont Health Connect this spring. The auditor’s work will be vitally important...
Commentary: Disappointing Budget with a Silver Lining
by John McClaughry Last Friday the Vermont House completed deliberations on a fiscal year 2016 general fund budget and an associated tax package. The appropriations committee, after months...
SURVEY: Should Vermont Adopt Statewide School Choice to Lower Property Taxes and Improve Student Outcomes?
Families in over 90 Vermont towns enjoy full school choice today. They can send their children to places like St. Johnsbury Academy or Burr & Burton…. South Burlington...
Rob Roper Makes the Case for Statewide School Choice
CLICK to Watch Presentation EAI president, Rob Roper, is taking this presentation on why Vermont should adopt a statewide school choice policy around Vermont. In a nutshell, school...
EAI Board Member Wendy Wilton Nailed Single Payer Costs/Problems – For Free – in 2011
by Rob Roper On December 15, Governor Peter Shumlin announced that he was pulling the plug on a Single Payer Healthcare system for Vermont. His reasoning, “The cost...
Let’s Build On Our Victories in 2015. Renew Your Support for EAI!
Dear friend of EAI, 2014 marked a turning point in Vermont. The voters crippled Peter Shumlin politically and rejected his big-government, statist agenda. Folks are catching on! People...
“Turning Blue” – A film of Vermont’s political impact on the national stage
“All eyes are on Vermont’s plan for a single-payer system, starting in 2017. If it flies, it will change everything, with many states sure to follow suit by...
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Beer Tax? Vermonters Won’t Drink to That!
by Shayne Spence During the busy days at the State House surrounding the budget debate, it is easy to lose sight of things. Lost in the shuffle during...
3-30-15 – A Teachable Moment Over Legislative Pay Cut Debate?
posted by Rob Roper Friday afternoon a handful of Republican representatives tried to pass an amendment to the budget that would have cut legislators’ pay by 7.5%. Legislators...
Progressivism and Majority Rule vs. Individual Liberty, Part 5
by Tom Licata Progressivism – so pervasive in today’s Democratic Party – is the ideology of American suicide and specifically of American Constitutionalism. This is the fifth in...
3-25-15 – State Government is Raising and Spending More Money Than Ever
Posted by Rob Roper The House will vote on a budget bill this week amidst much self-congratulations for “making the tough choices.” Throughout the process, there was tearing of...
3-25-15 – Afghan Peace Process far from Assured
By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS–Afghanistan’s long and tortuous road to peace and reconciliation still seems a near mirage as an entrenched terrorist insurgency seems to rebuff political...
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