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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...

The 2nd ESSEX Carbon Tax Profile: What A Carbon Tax Means for People Like You

August 13, 2018 By David Flemming             Our second Carbon Tax Profile looks at a young Vermont family living in northern Vermont. The Browns work two jobs to provide...

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...

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...

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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Look for the GMO Label!

August 14, 2018 by Rob Roper A UVM study by economist Jane Kolodinsky came to a surprising conclusion about labeling GMO foods, a policy the Vermont left pushed...

Debate Reveals Support for Carbon Tax

By Rob Roper During a debate on VPR between the four Democratic candidates who will appear on that party’s August 14th primary ballot, all stated support for placing...

Today’s Media is Opposed to a Free Press

August 7, 2018 by Rob Roper One thing that (sadly) needs to be pointed out these days is that our right to “freedom of the press” does not...

Vermont Off Track for Greenhouse Gas Goal! So what?

July 31, 2018 by Rob Roper Vermont Business Magazine reports that “Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimates in Vermont continued to rise for calendar year 2015, increasing from 9.45 million...

Howard Dean Commits Candor: Tax Increases for All!

July 27, 2018 by Rob Roper Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean, who went on to serve as the Democratic National Committee Chairman, admitted in a recent interview on MSNBC...

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