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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

Roll Call! House Kills Legalization of Marijuana (121-28), 2016

 . H.858 – AN ACT RELATING TO MISCELLANEOUS CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AMENDMENTS (CONQUEST AMENDMENT) . PASSED in the State House of Representatives on May 3, 2016, by a vote of 121-28 ....

5-5-16 – Special Interests Conspire to Kill Independent Contractor Bill

by Bruce Shields In 1976, the Internal Revenue Service stiffened its audit process to crack down on what IRS claimed was an abuse of labor laws by which...

5-4-16 – More of Sharpe’s Misrepresentations on Act 46

by Rob Roper Fresh off getting his rhetorical tail waxed in the comments section of Vermont Digger (and on the EAI blog by John McClaughry), Rep. Dave Sharpe...

5-3-16 – The Big Short

by John McClaughry Last week I watched The Big Short, a much discussed movie about the financial crash of 2008. The central plot is this: the stock market is...

4-29-16 – Proponents Will Say/Do Anything to Get Their Carbon Tax

by Rob Roper The pro-Carbon Tax PR offensive continues, and it appears all tactics are on the table. Vermont Watchdog reports that several names of businesses used by...