Oregon Can Help Young Oregonians Be “Future Ready” by Reducing Red Tape

By Kathryn Hickok Governor Kate Brown opened this month’s legislative session with her State of the State speech February 5. She focused on the nee...

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Climate Change Alarmists Can’t Get Their Story Straight

By John A. Charles, Jr. Relying on computer models to predict the future has always been risky. Now we know it’s the basis of climate change securi...

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If Health Care Becomes a “Fundamental Right,” Who Pays for It?

By Steve Buckstein The Oregon House of Representatives has voted for HJR 203, which would add a section to the Oregon Constitution making health ca...

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Why Health Care Should Not Be Defined as a “Fundamental Right”

By Steve Buckstein The Oregon House of Representatives has voted for HJR 203, which would add a section to the Oregon Constitution making health ca...

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Testimony on HB 4001/SB 1507 Regarding Energy Rationing for Environmental Quality

Testimony of John A. Charles, Jr. President & CEO, Cascade Policy Institute  Regarding HB 4001/SB 1507 February 7, 2018 Members of the Committ...

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For Green Activists, the Cleanest Cars in History Are Bad News

By John A. Charles, Jr. The Oregon Legislature convened again this week. A top priority for some officials is SB 1507, which would create an ene...

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What’s at the Root of Oregon’s Education Problems? (Steve Jobs Already Told Us the Answer)

By Steve Buckstein The Oregon legislature will embark on an “impossible mission” to achieve student success in our public school system. Members of...

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Oregon Parents Deserve to Be the Voice for Kids’ Education Options

By Bobbie Jager For the second year in a row, Oregon has reported the third-lowest graduation rate in the country. With a four-year adjusted public...

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School Choice Is More Than “Just Choosing a Different Brick Building”

By Kathryn Hickok This week is National School Choice Week, the world’s largest celebration of educational choice. Held nationwide every January, t...

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Innovative Technology Can Reduce Tobacco Harm and Save Oregonians Tax Dollars

By Steve Buckstein To eventually end cigarette use in America, rather than rely on tobacco taxes, public service announcements, and restrictions on...

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