True North Reports TV



True North Reports TV is a branch of an online communications service dedicated to fostering public debate over Vermont based issues from a free market perspective.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-03-28
Format: 2017-03-28
Single Payer as the Answer? - 01/17/2014
Host Robert Maynard introduces new co-host, Alex Darr, a reporter for True North Reports.  They discuss a look at a NYT Op-Ed by Michael Moore that criticized ObamaCare and touts Vermont's move towards single payer as the answer.   www...
Move Towards Single Payer? - 12/20/2013
Host Robert Maynard discusses the suggestion offered by some politicians, including Vermont Governor Shumlin, that the problems with the exchange roll out now leads them to believe in a greater need to move towards single payer system of health care...
The Libertarian Moment - 11/15/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Shayne Spence, Intern with the Ethan Allen Institute on what some national writers have referred to as 'The Libertarian Moment'. That is the rise in popularity of libertarian ideas as people become more...
Darcie Johnston, Vermonters for Health Care Freedom - 10/18/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Darcie Johnston, Director of Vermonters for Health Care Freedom, on Vermont's Health Care Exchange.
Bill Sayre, Free Market Environmentalism - 09/20/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Bill Sayre on Free Market Environmentalism. Mr. Sayre is chair of Associated Industries of Vermont, a partner in The A Johnson Co., past economist with the Federal Reserve.
Balancing Vermont's Left Leaning Shift - 08/16/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Rob Roper, President of the Ethan Allen Institute, on the left leanings of the state and the role of conservatives/Republicans in balancing the trend.
Tayt Brooks, Vermonters First - 07/19/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Vermonters First Director, Tayt Brooks on the taxes that did and did not get raised this past Legislative Session, and Vermonters First role in alerting the public as to what was planned.
Conservative Environmentalism - 05/17/2013
Host Robert Maynard is joined by Guy Page, Communications Director for the Vermont Energy Partnership.
KCarl Smith: Frederick Douglass Liberty Messenger - 04/08/2013
Host Robert Maynard interviews KCarl Smith, who id the founder of Frederik Douglass Republicans and author of the book, "Frederick Douglass Republicans: Reigniting America's Passion for Liberty".
Funding Vermont's Health Care Plan - 03/14/2013
Host Robert Maynard shares opinions on why the University of Massachusetts study report did not contain information about how the $1.6 billion in new taxes needed to fund the state plan, will be paid for.  Act 48 called for such a disclosure...
Principles of a Free Society - 01/10/2013
Host Robert Maynard speaks with Rob Roper, President of the Ethan Allen Institute and their upcoming initiative and advocacy on the principles of a free society.
Sales Tax Expansion - Guest Host Robert Maynard - 11/08/2012
Guest Host Robert Maynard reviews the idea of expanding the sales tax in Vermont.
Mark Donka (R), Candidate U.S. House of Representatives - 09/13/2012
Host Rob Roper speaks with Mark Donka (R), candidate for the US House of Representatives.
Republican Candidate for Vermont Attorney General, Jack McMullen - 07/12/2012
Host Rob Roper speaks with Republican candidate for Vermont Attorney General, Jack McMullen.
Jeff Wennberg - Vermonters for Health Care Freedom - 06/14/2012
Host Rob Roper speaks with Jeff Wennberg of Vermonters for Health Care Freedom, on initiatives at the state and federal level.

Featured Story

Channel 17 Town Meeting TV Response to Recent Migrant Farmworker Arrests

On Friday, March 17th Channel 17/Town Meeting TV community producer Enrique “Kike” Balcazar, producer of Nadando Contra la Corriente con Justicia Migrante, the popular Spanish language program for Vermont migrant farm workers, was one of three people detained and arrested by U.S. Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) officials last week. Enrique’s arrested colleagues include Zully Palacios and Alex Carrillo.


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