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Ethan Allen Institute: Are you ready for the Vermont carbon tax?

Single payer health care taxes are gone – for now – but there’s another hot idea in Montpelier for a new tax – the carbon tax. It’s being promoted by “Energy Independent Vermont”, a coalition led by the Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG), the Vermont Natural Resources Council, and the Conservation Law Foundation.

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The “purrfect” gift | Rutland County Humane Society

Throughout our lives, people and animals often become important to us and make a great impact.

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Around the block | Homeward Bound Animal Center

“I’m Reggie, a Jack Russell Terrier mix who has been around the block a few times.

Warm holiday wishes | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

This time of year we all think about others and putting a smile on the faces of those we love.

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Add us to your holiday list | Rutland County Humane Society

The homeless animals at the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would love to be added to your holiday list this year.

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Peace and quiet needed | Homeward Bound Animal Center

Coco is a sociable little dog who enjoys walks and the company of the people he is with. 

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Ethan Allen Institute: Dubious remedies for restraining education costs

Vermont Gov. Shumlin (D) and the legislative leadership have recently discovered that Vermonters are really, really unhappy about ever rising school property taxes.

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Critter Community Holiday Card | Rutland County Humane Society

It’s time for the Critter Community Holiday Card, a holiday tradition for 35 years.

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Sit and fetch | Addison County Humane Society

Homeward Bound

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Wagging Tails Winter Online Auction | Rutland County Humane Society

Our “Wagging Tails Winter Online Auction” is well underway and will close for bidding on Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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Ethan Allen Institute: The coming administrative state

The Vermont administrative state is again on the march.

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Ethan Allen Institute: Gruber has no credibility to vet Vermont's single-payer funding plan

Vermonters have been waiting years to find out how the state plans to pay for a $5 billion plus single payer healthcare system that will require at a minimum $2 billion in new taxes.

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Older dogs and cats | Rutland County Humane Society

Do you know that older dogs and cats make wonderful pets?

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Ethan Allen Institute: Four proposals to improve Vermont elections

Now that the 2014 state elections are over, it’s worth looking at how the process might be improved in the future. Here are four proposals.