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Your Taxes, Game Theory and the Shutdown

June 12, 2018 By David Flemming Will your taxes increase or won’t they? As EAI has written on previously, there aren’t any mainstream proposals from the Governor or...

Commentary: The School Property Tax Deadlock

by John McClaughry Gov. Phil Scott and the Democratic-controlled legislature are well into crunch time over the FY2019 state general fund budget and the related education finance bill....

Commentary: Vetoing the $15 Minimum Wage Was a Good Thing

By Rob Roper After watching the debate in the State House over the $15 minimum wage it is hard to see how any rational or compassionate person could...

Commentary: Vermont’s Electric Vehicle Future

by John McClaughry For the past 20 years Vermont state government has aggressively worked to get Vermonters to abandon internal combustion vehicles (ICVs) in favor of electric vehicles...

Commentary: Rolling Blackouts for New England?

  By Meredith Angwin  Rolling blackouts are probably coming to New England sooner than expected. When there’s not enough supply of electricity to meet demand, an electric grid...

New Tax Could Make Vermonters- and Our Government- Poorer

By David Flemming All Vermont taxpayers, especially those using Airbnb to travel or host, should be concerned about a new tax bill that passed the Senate and is...

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...

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...
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A Modest Proposal on the Budget Impasse

June 20, 2018 by Rob Roper Yesterday 51 legislators voted to uphold Governor Scott’s veto of H.13, a tax/budget bill that would have raised property taxes on Vermonters....

Your Taxes, Game Theory and the Shutdown

June 12, 2018 By David Flemming Will your taxes increase or won’t they? As EAI has written on previously, there aren’t any mainstream proposals from the Governor or...

End of “Net Neutrality” Already Benefiting Vermonters

June 12, 2018 by Rob Roper The 2015 “net neutrality” rules passed by the FCC in 2015 are now officially dead. When the Trump administration announced that it...

Vermont: The Hapless Blue State

June 11, 2018 by Chris Campion Vermont, fresh off the news that the state’s idea of fixing its legacy of opposition to business and economic growth is to pay...

Trade, Tariffs, Trump

June 8, 2018 By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS—In the midst of an expanding American economy, record low unemployment rates, and buoyant consumer confidence, the Trump Administration has...

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