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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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Holcombe’s Inane Reason for Leaving the Scott Administration

July 18, 2019 By Rob Roper Newly minted gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Holcombe in her announcement press conference stated that one reason she left her position as Education Secretary...

Amazon Paid My Taxes on Prime Day

July 17, 2019 By Shayne Spence Much hubbub has been made on the Democratic presidential campaign trail about tech giant Amazon, and their now-infamous ability to pay $0...

Commentary: The EV Subsidy Train Picks Up Speed

July 16, 2019 By John McClaughry Chairman Anthony Roisman of the Public Utility Commission has made it official. Vermont is facing a “Pearl Harbor moment”. We in Vermont...

Solving the Border Crisis

July 15, 2019 By John McClaughry During May a record 144,000 people crossed into the United States along the Southern Border, seeking asylum in our country. Not surprisingly,...

Credit Agency: Show Me the People, Vermont!

July 12, 2019 By David Flemming The good news: one of the top major credit agencies applauded Vermont’s legislators for recognizing that Vermont has a population problem. The...

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