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The Ethan Allen Institute is Vermont’s free-market public policy research and education organization. Founded in 1993, we are one of fifty-plus similar but independent state-level, public policy organizations around the country which exchange ideas and information through the State Policy Network.
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Latest News

7-26-16 – Hawaii Direct Care

by John McClaughry Here’s some heartening news on health care from Hawaii. A husband-and-wife team of doctors is now offering patients membership in the state’s first direct primary care...

7-25-16 – Vexit: The Vermont Exit From The Progressive Union

by Chris Campion Great Britain, in re-claiming its sovereignty by famously voting to exit the EU, has set a new standard in terms of trying on new political ideas,...

7-22-16 – Keep the Government Out of Our Bedrooms!

by Rob Roper Vermont Digger reports that the state is considering 35 new pages of regulations (up from one) that would apply to innkeepers, bed and breakfasts, and...

7-21-16 – PMOs: Politically Modified Organizms

by Chris Campion In a state that ranks 41st for business, nothing sells better politically than taking a stand on…food? Vermont, a state with apparently nothing better to do,...

7-19-16 – Obeying the Public Records Act

by John McClaughry A lawsuit against Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell over a refusal to deliver public records has prompted different reactions from the two candidates seeking to replace him....

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