Watch “School Choice Changes Lives!” Online Now

By Steve Buckstein On September 25, Cascade Policy Institute and its School Choice for Oregon project hosted a live audience event in downtown Port...

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Electric Buses: Another Costly Fad

By John A. Charles, Jr. The TriMet Board recently approved a plan to replace its entire fleet with battery-electric buses (BEBs) by 2040. If implem...

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Kate Brown’s Environmental Showmanship Has No Substance

By John A. Charles, Jr. Governor Kate Brown has announced a legislative proposal that she claims is necessary to “resist” the Trump administration’...

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Oregon Parents Need More Options for Children with Learning Challenges

By Miranda Bonifield For students born with learning disorders like dyslexia, learning to read without a specialized program is an incredibly diffi...

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Can School Choice Change Lives?

By Steve Buckstein Can School Choice Change Lives? Join Cascade Policy Institute and SchoolChoiceforOregon.com the evening of Tuesday, September 25...

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The Kicker Debate Continues

By Steve Buckstein Because of Oregon’s recent and projected strong economy, a personal “kicker” tax refund of $686 million is projected to go out i...

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Better Forest Management Can Prevent Oregon WIldfires

By Justus Armstrong Wildfires in Oregon this summer have burned thousands of acres, resulting in hazardous air quality conditions and the evacuatio...

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To Work or Not to Work, That Is the Question

By Jakob Puckett When I was growing up in Ohio, my family had an enormous garden with every kind of produce. Tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucchini—...

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Moving in the Wrong Direction

By Jakob Puckett Oregonians have a proud tradition of giving back to distinguished or disadvantaged members of society. Businesses have broken barr...

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Reform of Oregon’s Foster Care System Is Long Overdue

By Justus Armstrong Are we failing Oregon’s foster kids? A January audit from the Secretary of State uncovered serious shortcomings in how Oregon’s...

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