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21st Birthday Money Bomb!

2014 has been a big year at the Ethan Allen Institute, and today we are celebrating our 21st anniversary of fighting for liberty in Vermont.  Please help us move into the summer...

Commentary: When Imagination Fails, Raise School Property Taxes!

For 17 years both political parties have wrestled with education financing, but neither has summoned the imagination to break out of the “raise your property taxes” box. by...

Commentary: Small Vermont Farms in EPA’s Crosshairs

The  Obama EPA is bringing the hammer down on Vermont wastewater plants, to force the state to install a command-and-control regime over 6,000 small farms. by John McClaughry...

Commentary: Robbing the Poor to Give to the Powerful

By Rob Roper As the legislature wrapped up business before heading home for the Town Meeting Day break, the Vermont senate voted 22-8 in favor of An Act...

Commentary: The Latest Attack on Independent Schools

by Shayne Spence The legislature in the last biennium has been consistently attacking school choice in Vermont after North Bennington’s decision to close its public school and reopen...

Common Sense Radio #1 in 11-Noon Time Slot

Congratulations to EAI sponsored Common Sense Radio and hosts Bill Sayre (Tues-Fri)  and Rob Roper (Mon). Common Sense Radio was tied for #1 in it’s 11-noon time slot...

Ten Hard Questions about Single Payer Health Care

1. The proposed single payer system would require tax revenues to replace at least $2 billion in private out of pocket spending and premium costs. What effect would...

EAI Releases 2013 “Roll Call Profiles” for all 180 Vermont Legislators

How is your Representative representing YOU in Montpelier? The Ethan Allen Institute is proud to release our Complete Book of Legislator Roll Call Profiles, a detailed, individual look...

“Turning Blue” – A film of Vermont’s political impact on the national stage

“All eyes are on Vermont’s plan for a single-payer system, starting in 2017. If it flies, it will change everything, with many states sure to follow suit by...
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4-15-14 – Vermont Ranks 49th in Business Competitiveness

by Shayne Spence The 2014 edition of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Rich States, Poor States has been released, and Vermont continues to fall at the bottom...

21st Birthday Money Bomb!

2014 has been a big year at the Ethan Allen Institute, and today we are celebrating our 21st anniversary of fighting for liberty in Vermont.  Please help us move into the summer...

Commentary: When Imagination Fails, Raise School Property Taxes!

For 17 years both political parties have wrestled with education financing, but neither has summoned the imagination to break out of the “raise your property taxes” box. by...

4-11-14 – Congressional Democrat Linked to IRS Scandal

by Shayne Spence It appears there may have been a little more than a “smidgen of corruption” in the IRS targeting of conservative groups.  The scandal has been...

4-10-14 – VT-NEA Lays Out Expectations for Single Payer Advocacy (VIDEO)

by Rob Roper Joel Cook, the executive director for the Vermont National Education Association (VT-NEA) testified before the House Committee on Healthcare, laying out what his union expects...

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