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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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Stop Digging: Escaping the Renewables Hole

April 25, 2019 By David Flemming For decades, Vermont has been digging itself into a renewable energy hole. We have thrown away opportunities to provide inexpensive energy through...

Preliminary Report: Private Pre-K Outperforming Public in VT

April 23, 2019 by Rob Roper The House and Senate Education Committees got a preview of a report from the Agency of Education on Vermont’s Pre-Kindergarten program, the...

Paid Family Leave Hits an Ethical Snag

April 19, 2019 By David Flemming Those Vermont legislators committed to paid family leave regardless of cost could soon be faced with an unenviable choice. They can either...

Roll Call! House Allows Non-Citizen Voting in Montpelier (95-46), 2019

 . H.207 – AN ACT RELATING TO APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF MONTPELIER REGARDING NON-CITIZEN VOTING IN CITY ELECTIONS.  . PASSED in...

What is “Moral Government?”

April 18, 2019 by Rob Roper There has been a steady stream of testimony over the past two years on the proposed $15 minimum wage and the mandatory...

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