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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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3-30-15 – A Teachable Moment Over Legislative Pay Cut Debate?

posted by Rob Roper Friday afternoon a handful of Republican representatives tried to pass an amendment to the budget that would have cut legislators’ pay by 7.5%. Legislators...

Progressivism and Majority Rule vs. Individual Liberty, Part 5

by Tom Licata Progressivism – so pervasive in today’s Democratic Party – is the ideology of American suicide and specifically of American Constitutionalism. This is the fifth in...

3-25-15 – State Government is Raising and Spending More Money Than Ever

Posted by Rob Roper The House will vote on a budget bill this week amidst much self-congratulations for “making the tough choices.” Throughout the process, there was tearing of...

3-25-15 – Afghan Peace Process far from Assured

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS–Afghanistan’s long and tortuous road to peace and reconciliation still seems a near mirage as an entrenched terrorist insurgency seems to rebuff political...

3-24-15 – Direct Pay Health Care

by John McClaughry Last Saturday I participated in a conference sponsored by Vermonters for Health Care Freedom and the Ethan Allen Institute, on mending the health care problem caused...

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