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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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Manufacturing a Childcare Crisis

by Rob Roper I recall a story of Roman history in which a power hungry prefect manufactured a food shortage in the city in order to rile up...

Coffee Drinkers Are Eco Heroes. Don’t Tax Them!

by Rob Roper This is how desperate Montpelier is for money: the House Natural Resources Committee is seriously discussing a 5 cent per pound excise tax on coffee....

Healthy Indiana 2.0 (A Workable Healthcare Solution)

by John McClaughry What to do about Medicaid is a recurring question in Washington and Montpelier. Fortunately, there’s a solution. It’s called Healthy Indiana. Prof. Regina Herzlinger of...

You CANNOT Trust Vermont Politicans

by Rob Roper A recent article on the latest push by the legislature to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr. and pass mandatory paid family leave in Vermont...

Business is Great! (So Long As You Subsidize Us)

by Rob Roper The Senate Natural Resources & Energy Committee held a joint meeting with the Economic Development committee to hear testimony on S.51, which would codify into...

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