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Ethan Allen Institute

P.O.Box 543
Montpelier, VT 05601

Phone: 802-695-1448
Fax: 802-695-1436

President, Rob Roper

Vice President, John McClaughry

Meredith Angwin, Energy Education Project

Bill Sayre, Common Sense Radio

About Us

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.

Latest News

10-9-15 – More Pre-K Propaganda Pushing a State Take-Over

by Rob Roper Vermont is suffering from cripplingly high property taxes that pay for our K-12 public education system. Our education financing system has proved to be frustratingly...

10-8-15 – How Net Metering Steals from the Poor and Gives to the Rich

by John McClaughry Did you ever zero in on what preferential net metering for solar and wind installations does to everybody else’s power bill? In Vermont, “net metering”...

10-7-15 – Jordanian King Calls Clash with Radical Islam a “Third World War”

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS—Among the 193 Presidential and Ministerial speeches being made during the UN General Assembly debate, most will present politically pedantic and often droning...

10-6-15 – Slaughterhouse EB-5

by Chris Campion Further evidence that Peter Shumlin is right to let Vermont college graduates know that Vermont has good, high-paying jobs available, SeldonIndustries, a small water-purification maker in...

10-5-15 – Vermonters Deserve Answers on Energy Policy

Posted by Rob Roper This week marks the beginning of a series of hearings by the Vermont Department of Public Service on the state’s Comprehensive Energy Plan, the...