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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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Don’t Make the Internet Safe for Monopolies

by Tom Evslin Last month I went to Washington to argue against regulating Internet access as if it were phone service. Twenty years ago I was there for the...

NASA asteroid busting

by John McClaughry A month or so ago I discussed four problems that mankind badly needs to solve. One was U.S. insolvency, one was electromagnetic pulse protection, one...

Vermont Ranks “Below Average” for Fiscal Condition

by Rob Roper The Mercatus Center released its annual study, “Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition.” Vermont landed in the “Below Average” category with an overall raking of...

The Ill-Conceived Housing bond

by John McClaughry Reporter Lou Varricchio of True North Reports has just finished a four part series on affordable housing, in particular, the $35 million housing bond included...

Missouri To CUT Minimum Wage

by Rob Roper Looks like the Show Me State was shown! Missouri is, according to news reports, lowering its state minimum wage from $10/hr. to $7.70. This follows...

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