QuickPoint! – “They Left Out Radio!” – The Human Genius Behind Economic Growth

By Kathryn Hickok Bull market? Bear market? Growth? Uncertainty? What does 2019 have in store? Economies are described in numbers, percentages, ...

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Lessons in Education from Gandalf the Grey

By Miranda Bonifield Cascade Policy Institute has supported parental choice in K-12 education since 1991. In fact, it’s the issue that convinced fo...

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Fake Leadership

By John A. Charles, Jr. Governor Kate Brown’s proposed two-year general fund budget for 2019-21 requests $23.6 billion. That is an increase of 12.4...

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School Choice Improves Student Mental Health

By Miranda Bonifield If you’ve done your homework on school choice, you know it’s been linked with improved student safety, improved quality of pub...

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The Story Behind Thanksgiving That Every Elected Official Should Know

By Kathryn Hickok The quintessential American holiday, Thanksgiving evolved from the Pilgrims’ celebrations to thank God for the harvests that save...

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TriMet’s New Electric Buses Will Be Less Reliable, More Costly

By John A. Charles, Jr. The TriMet board recently voted to replace the agency’s entire bus fleet with battery-electric buses by 2040. Since each el...

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Survey Shows Florida Scholarship Parents Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Their Children’s Schools

By Kathryn Hickok Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program currently helps more than a hundred thousand of the state’s most disadvantaged students ...

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Metro Should Let Transit Customers Drive Transportation Innovation

By Justus Armstrong ABC’s Shark Tank may be coming to the Portland region—not in the form of a reality TV special, but as a taxpayer-funded project...

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Another Tax Increase from Kate Brown

By John A. Charles, Jr. Governor Kate Brown’s top health care administrator is requesting that the legislature increase taxes on beer, wine, cider,...

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Metro’s Bond Measure 26-199 Raises Taxes on Homeowners, Requires No Accountability for Money Spent

By Miranda Bonifield Metro claims Measure 26-199 is designed to address affordable housing, but the 652.8 million dollar bond measure raises taxes ...

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