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Commentary: That Really Scary Climate Report

by John McClaughry On November 23 the U.S Government ‘s Global Climate Research Program delivered a Congressionally-mandated “National Climate Assessment” report. “Grim” is too weak an adjective for...

Commentary: Refocusing on Vermont After the National Election

By Rob Roper A recent post-election news story contained this quote from a Middlebury voter that, from what I observed, captures the broad reality of where people’s heads...

Commentary: ESSEX Carbon Tax Carnage

By David Flemming A few months ago, Paul Burns of VPIRG proclaimed that “the ESSEX Plan (would make) the wealthiest and large corporations (to) pay their fair share as...

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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Healthcare Regulations Gone Wild

December 12, 2018 by David Flemming Four months ago, Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) demanded that Gifford Health Care present its finances to the GMCB on a...

Gun issues in Congress

December 11, 2018 by John McClaughry House Democrats in Congress are vowing to push gun violence legislation and funding for research with their new majority. Rep. Robin Kelly...

New Hampshire is Attracting Young People

December 10, 2018 by Rob Roper Young people are flocking to New Hampshire. What do they have that we don’t? Or, perhaps the better question is, what does...

GM Small Car Layoff

December 7, 2018 by John McClaughry Ten years ago the Federal government spent nearly $50 billion to bail out General Motors, and especially the United Auto Workers pension...

AllEarth Rail. Literally, a Train Wreck

December 4, 2018 by Rob Roper David Blittersdorf of AllEarth Renewables has made a fortune by convincing Vermont politicians to force taxpayers to fund economically unviable schemes that...

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