dont allow skimming of medicaid funds for unions

Don’t Allow the Skimming of Medicaid Funds for Unions

By Aaron Withe and Steve Buckstein Each year, hundreds of millions of dollars are skimmed off the top of Medicaid payments intended for some of soc...

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Winning Is Not the Only Thing That Matters

By John A. Charles, Jr. Last Friday the Republican-controlled Senate passed a 479-page tax reform bill in the dark of night without holding any pub...

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Oregon Ranks 8th Worst in Regulatory Burden on Lower-Income Occupations

Oregon Ranks 8th Worst in Regulatory Burden on Lower-Income Occupations

By Kathryn Hickok Oregon ranks 8th in the nation in “burdensome” occupational licensing laws, according to the Institute for Justice’s new report L...

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Income

Straightforward policy reforms can reverse Oregon’s lower-than-average incomes and high cost of living

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Oregon’s economy seems to be chugging along, yet many of us feel like we’re losing steam. Employment and incomes are up since...

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This Thanksgiving, Are You Part of the One Percent?

This Thanksgiving, Are You Part of the One Percent?

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 equiva...

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Vote NO on Health Care Tax Measure 101

Vote NO on Health Care Tax Measure 101

By Steve Buckstein Oregonians will have the opportunity in January to vote No on Ballot Measure 101, thus rejecting new taxes that the state legisl...

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Tolling People on to Portland’s Highways

Tolling People on to Portland’s Highways

By John A. Charles, Jr. Earlier this year the state legislature passed a bill requiring the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) to apply for fed...

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QuickPoint! – Military Families Want Education Options for Their Kids

Military Families Want Flexible Education Options for Their Kids

By Kathryn Hickok EdChoice recently conducted a groundbreaking survey of military-connected families seeking to understand their perspectives on K-...

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Kate brown attention deficit disorder

Kate Brown’s Attention Deficit Disorder

By John A. Charles, Jr. The most serious problem facing Oregon right now is the exploding costs of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS). Th...

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

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

By Lydia White Affordable housing advocates are quick to criticize Portland City Council’s use of the $258.4 million affordable housing bond, but t...

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