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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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House pushes for a primary seat belt law

by John McClaughry The Vermont House is off on another tear to pass a mandatory seat belt law for adults. For some years we’ve had a secondary seat...

$300,000 in NEA Donations Could Cost Taxpayers $100 Million

by Rob Roper Governor Phil Scott proposed what should be an absolute no-brainer policy change that would save Vermont property taxpayers $26 million next year and more than...

Climate Science Red Team

by John McClaughry Some years ago a national administration – possibly Reagan’s — created an independent Red Team to attack the orthodox national security policy prescriptions of its...

Statehouse Headliners 4-24-17

A Brief Overview of Last Week’s Activity Under the Golden Dome by Guy Page Marijuana H.167, amended to permit both licensed, commercial marijuana cultivation and retail sales and...

Cal-Berkeley’s Free Online Courses Go Offline

by John McClaughry  The March 20 Weekly Standard had a notable article  from Andrew Ferguson. It’s about the clash of politically correct University of California-Berkeley with the equally...

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