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Commentary: Carbon Tax Would Kill Jobs

by John Goodrich For nearly 38 years I had the privilege to work for one of the most important companies in the Northeast Kingdom. St. Johnsbury-based Weidmann puts...

Commentary: Sue Minter Wants to Expand the Sales Tax to Services

by Rob Roper At the Tunbridge Fair, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter indicated in an interview with WDEV’s Mike Smith that she is in favor of expanding the...

Commentary – Questions for Candidates 2016

by John McClaughry Election season is upon us, and many incumbent legislators are hoping to slide through to reelection on the basis of party support, name recognition, and...

Carbon Tax “Quick Facts” Sheet (For the VPIRG Intern in your Neighborhood)

STOP THE CARBON TAX! The left wing lobbying and activist organization VPIRG is engaged in its annual summer ritual of sending college kids door to door to propagandize...

VT Legislator Roll Call Profiles (2016 Update)

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...

John McClaughry’s Rebuttal and Closing Statement vs. VPIRG

On December 3, the Ethan Allen Institute debated representatives of the Energy Independence Vermont coalition over whether or not Vermont should enact a Carbon Tax. The following are...

Rob Roper’s Opening Argument vs VPIRG on Carbon Tax

Rob Roper Why should Vermont enact a tax on Carbon? A tax that would ultimately artificially increase the cost of gasoline, according to proposed legislation, by 89-cents a...

Rob Roper Makes the Case for Statewide School Choice

CLICK to Watch Presentation EAI president, Rob Roper, is taking this presentation on why Vermont should adopt a statewide school choice policy around Vermont. In a nutshell, school...
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9-23-16- Okay, Montpelier, Cut This…

by Rob Roper Earlier this week Governor Peter Shumln asked his agency leaders to identify programs that could either be drastically cut back or eliminated altogether. The budget...

9-21-16 – More on Expanding the Sales Tax to Services

by Rob Roper As Sue Minter, the Democratic nominee for governor, announced it would be her goal to expand the state sales tax on services and the issue...

9-19-16 – Electric Vehicle User Fee

by John McClaughry Do you ever notice that electric vehicles are using the state’s highways without paying the motor fuel tax that other highway users have to pay...

9-16-16 – Sue Minter Wants to Expand the Sales Tax to Services

by Rob Roper At a “debate” at the Tunbridge Fair yesterday (9/15/16, hear the full debate here), Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter indicated that she is in favor...

9-15-16 – September 11th Shadows

by John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS—On a picture perfect September morning, the Grim Reaper struck in New York. Hijacked aircraft slammed into the Twin Towers of the Word...

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