Press Releases

An open letter to Gov. Scott and VT’s mayors in advance of the “Climate Strike”

Dear Governor Scott, As you are certainly aware, during the week of September 20-27 climate change activists around the world will participate in a “Global Climate Strike and Week of Actions.” The objective is to promote acts of civil disobedience in order to intimidate governments into adopting more militant climate change agenda. Here in Vermont, […]

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Join Us! For EAI’s 25th Jefferson Day Dinner

Tuesday, April 9th At Trader Duke’s, 1117Williston Road, South Burlington 5:30 pm social hour. Dinner & Program 6:30 pm. Click Here to Order Your Tickets Online “Jefferson, the Constitution, and the Courts: Lessons from Vermont’s History” Paul Gillies, Introduced by Gov. Jim Douglas Thomas Jefferson’s views on the proper role of courts evolved over fifty years. In […]

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EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households

For Immediate Release September 18, 2018 Contacts: Rob Roper, rob@ethanallen.org David Flemming, david@ethanallen.org EAI Releases Study of How the ESSEX Carbon Tax Would Impact VT Households To Read EAI’s ESSEX Carbon Tax Profile Report, Click Here During the last legislative session, environmental groups released a Carbon Tax proposal which they called The ESSEX Plan. The ESSEX Plan […]

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School Choice Day at State House: Schedule for Wed, Jan 25th

Featured Speaker: Kevin P. Chavous Kevin P. Chavous is a noted author, attorney and national education reform leader. As a former member of the Council of the District of Columbia and Chair of the Council’s Education Committee, Mr. Chavous was at the forefront of promoting change within the District public school system. His efforts led […]

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PR – Ethan Allen Institute Launches Carbon Tax Awareness Campaign

For Immediate Release September 26, 2016 . VERMONT — All summer long, VPIRG interns have been knocking on doors, selling Vermonters on the vague idea a “carbon pricing” scheme for our state. These short presentations are misleading people about what is at stake if Vermont were to actually pass a Carbon Tax (a more accurate term […]

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McClaughry’s Keynote Address at Reagan Dinner

EAI founder John McClaughry served as a policy advisor in the Reagan Administration. He gave the keynote address at the 2016 Chittenden County Republicans’ Reagan Dinner. For those who missed the event, here are John’s remarks. Enjoy!  

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EAI and VPIRG to Debate the Carbon Tax

You Don’t Want to Miss This!  . On Thursday, December 3, 7:00pm to 8:30 pm at the Capitol Plaza in Montpelier, Rob Roper and John McClaughry representing the Ethan Allen Institute will debate Paul Burns and Jon Erikson representing the Vermont Public Interest Research Group over the issue of a Carbon Tax. Should the Vermont Legislature levy a state-wide Carbon […]

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Press Release: EAI Launches New Energy Policy Focused Website

For Immediate Release November 9, 2015 Contact: Rob Roper rob@ethanallen.org 802-999-8145 EAI Launches New Energy Focused Website The Ethan Allen Institute, with the tremendous help of the Interstate Policy Alliance, launched a new website, vermontenergysense.com, to follow the issue of wind and solar facility siting around the state, as well as the policies behind renewable energy […]

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EAI Comments on PSD “Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan”

Ethan Allen Institute                                                                  July 24, 2015   Like the CEP of 2011, the guiding principle of the Plan’s “vision” is “to set Vermont on a path to “attain 90% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050.” That document also advocated for Moving toward “energy independence” by requiring Vermonters to reduce their consumption […]

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PR – R.I.P. Single Payer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, December 17, 2014 Back in 2011, Governor Peter Shumlin promised, “We will only go ahead [with Green Mountain Care] if we’re convinced together as a state, that the system is better than what we have, that it costs less, it’s going to help create jobs, and we’ve got the cost containment system right. […]

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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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