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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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Roll Call! House Votes to Require Labeling of (Some) Genetically Modified Foods

. HOUSE VOTES TO REQUIRE LABELING OF SOME GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS  . H.112 – AN ACT RELATING TO THE LABELING OF FOOD PRODUCED WITH GENETIC ENGINEERING   . PASSED...

Take Advantage of Leadership & Activist Training

Empower Yourself in 2014 with New Leaders and Activist Training Saturday, May 17, 2014 . RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! CLICK HERE . The Ethan Allen Institute is happy to announce...

4-18-14 – Peter’s Political Seasonings

by Chris Campion Putney’s own Peter Shumlin, never one to lack a tendency to find straws wherever he can grasp them (especially if the straw is a neighbor’s...

4-18-14 – Vermont’s GMO Bill

by John McClaughry Last week the Vermont Senate passed a bill to require all food manufacturers to declare that their produce MAY contain Genetically Modified Organisms.  But the...

4-17-14 – Shayne Spence Minimum Wage Testimony Before Senate Economic Development Committee

I’m not going to tell you about the negative impacts a minimum wage increase will have on businesses, because I know you’ve all heard it before, and I...

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