Tag Archives: Rob Roper

Op - Ed
November 9, 2018

Will bond downgrade spark pension reform?

By Rob Roper On Oct. 23, Moody’s, the investors’ credit service, downgraded Vermont’s bond rating from AAA to Aa1. This has significant implications for the state’s ability to borrow money…

Letter
October 4, 2017

Setting the record straight: voter fraud case

Dear Editor, Recently, Ethan Allen Institute President Rob Roper posted an op-ed with the inflammatory, sensational title, “So Second Home Owners Can Vote in Vermont?” Perhaps as intended, Mr. Roper’s…

Op - Ed
July 5, 2017

Climate resolution is a farce upon a farce

By Rob Roper  The last thing the Vermont House of Representatives did before leaving town was pass H.R. 15, a resolution “strongly opposing the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate…

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

Time to examine equity in public schools

By Rob Roper Equity and access to educational resources has been a hot topic surrounding the rules (or changes thereto) governing independent schools that accept tax dollars through Vermont’s tuitioning…

Op - Ed
January 4, 2017

First steps toward 700,000 Vermonters

By Rob Roper During the gubernatorial campaign Phil Scott set a goal to expand Vermont’s population from 625,000 to 700,000 over the next 10 years or so. This is a…