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EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households

For Immediate Release September 18, 2018 Contacts: Rob Roper, rob@ethanallen.org David Flemming, david@ethanallen.org EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households To Read EAI’s...

Commentary: The Media is not “The Press”

August 31, 2018 By Rob Roper Recently hundreds of news publications around the country, including several here in Vermont, participated a coordinated editorial campaign decrying criticism aimed against...

Commentary: The Perfect Little Climate Conscious State

August 28, 2018 By John McClaughry A year ago Gov. Scott created a Climate Action Commission in response to clamor generated by the state’s environmental organizations determined to...

Four ESSEX Carbon Tax Profiles: What A Carbon Tax Means For You

August 24, 2018 By David Flemming To view all four ESSEX Carbon Tax Profiles as a multiple-page PDF, click HERE. To zoom in on each of the ESSEX Carbon Tax...

Canada’s Carbon Tax Failure, Eh?

August 15, 2018 By David Flemming When the 2018 legislative session opened, we heard that the ESSEX Carbon Tax would be great for Vermont because of how successful...

Commentary: The Fuel Economy Mandate Battle

August 14, 2018   by John McClaughry Enviros are furious at a Trump Administration rule change to freeze the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) requirement for model year...

Three ESSEX Carbon Tax Profiles: What A Carbon Tax Means for People Like You

August 17, 2018 By David Flemming To view all three ESSEX Carbon Tax Profiles as a multiple-page PDF, click HERE. To zoom in on each of the ESSEX Carbon...

Commentary: If You’re Worried About Russian Hackers, Tighten Election Laws

by Rob Roper Over just the past handful of election cycles we’ve seen a number of rule changes that have radically altered the way we cast our ballots...

VT Legislator Roll Call Profiles

Are Your Representatives Representing YOU? See How They Voted on Key Issues.   INTRODUCTION The following  collection of Legislator Roll Call Vote Profiles is brought to you as...

The ESSEX Plan: Symbolic Environmentalism That Will Impose Economic Harm on Vermonters

by Jonathan A. Lesser, PhD I was asked by Vermont’s Ethan Allen Institute to prepare an economic analysis of The ESSEX Plan, the most recent carbon tax proposal...
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Senior Citizens Would Get Hit Hardest by a $15 Minimum Wage

by Rob Roper The $15 minimum wage is an increasingly hot topic in the election debates. Proponents have faith that artificially increasing the cost of labor will be...

EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households

For Immediate Release September 18, 2018 Contacts: Rob Roper, rob@ethanallen.org David Flemming, david@ethanallen.org EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households To Read EAI’s...

Foolish Government

September 18, 2018 by John McClaughry Here’s a small news item from the Roseburg (Oregon) Beacon which illustrates how dimwitted government can cause enormous damage. A man driving...

A Bold Claim: The ESSEX Carbon Tax Is “Conservative”?

By David Flemming If you happened to be reading the ESSEX Plan Carbon Tax for the first time, you might ask yourself, “why did they choose $40 per...

Hallquist’s “Free Tuition” Not Free for Property Taxpayers

by Rob Roper Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist recently announced her plan to offer “free” college education for low income Vermont students. Only, the plan is not free...

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