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Commentary: The Coming Report on Expanding Act 250

by John McClaughry Two years ago the legislature created a six-member commission to assess the fifty years of experience with Vermont’s Land Use Control Act and “assess, to...

Commentary: Absentee Ballots Undermine the Secret Ballot – And Election Integrity

By Rob Roper The North Carolina congressional race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready could be heading for a re-vote because it appears absentee ballot fraud...

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...

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

August 30, 2018 By David Flemming To view all ESSEX Carbon Tax Profiles as a multiple-page PDF, click HERE. Our seventh Carbon Tax Profile looks at Tim Davis. Tim...

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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The Latest Carbon Tax Rigged Deal

January 21, 2019 by John McClaughry This week the House Energy and Technology Committee, chaired by Rep. Timothy Briglin, Democrat of Thetford, is holding four days of hearings...

Millennials Are Getting Screwed by Progressive Policies

January 18, 2019 by Rob Roper Senate Majority Leader Becca Balint (D-Windham) recently penned an op-ed discussing “The Financial Predicament of Millennials.” She opens by quoting a young...

Zupan and Bellini on the carbon tax

January 17, 2019 by John McClaughry  Here two takes on a carbon tax from two very different Vermonters. Lawrence Zupan was the Republican candidate against Bernie Sanders last...

Looking Ahead to 2019

January 16, 2019 By John J. Metzler New York—It’s that time of the year again to consult the crystal snow globe and look ahead at what global political...

One State School District? It Depends.

January 14, 2019 by Rob Roper Someone leaked a memo from the Scott Administration proposing some pretty big changes to the structure of the Vermont public school system,...

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