22 Nov

This Thanksgiving, Are You P...

By Steve Buckstein You may not have learned this in school, but prior to the 1623 Thanksgiving celebration in the Plymouth colony it had the equivalent of a modern-day socialist economy. Land and crops were held in common; and food was ...

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This Thanksgiving, Are You Part of the One Percent?
21 Nov

Vote NO on Health Care Tax M...

By Steve Buckstein Oregonians will have the opportunity in January to vote No on Ballot Measure 101, thus rejecting new taxes that the state legislature and the governor tried to impose on health insurance premiums and hospital services...

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Vote NO on Health Care Tax Measure 101
16 Nov

Tolling People on to Portlan...

By John A. Charles, Jr. Earlier this year the state legislature passed a bill requiring the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) to apply for federal authorization to implement “value pricing” on two regional highways: I-205, and I-5 ...

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Tolling People on to Portland’s Highways
15 Nov

Military Families Want Flexi...

By Kathryn Hickok EdChoice recently conducted a groundbreaking survey of military-connected families seeking to understand their perspectives on K-12 education and school choice. EdChoice is a nonpartisan research organization that prom...

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QuickPoint! – Military Families Want Education Options for Their Kids
08 Nov

Kate Brown’s Attention Defic...

By John A. Charles, Jr. The most serious problem facing Oregon right now is the exploding costs of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). The PERS crisis is so severe that the Oregon Legislature should make it the only issue addr...

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Kate brown attention deficit disorder
01 Nov

Oregon’s affordable housing ...

By Lydia White Affordable housing advocates are quick to criticize Portland City Council’s use of the $258.4 million affordable housing bond, but their criticism is fundamentally misdirected. Advocates should turn instead to Oregon’s st...

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Oregon’s affordable housing crisis can be attributed to restrictive land use policies
27 Oct

Win $15,000 for a video tell...

Choices in Ed Video Competition Entry Deadline is December 1, 2017 Dear School Choice Supporters: Some of you entered Cascade Policy Institute’s 2009 Oregon School Choice Video Contest; sharing your stories of how school choice help...

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