What’s Causing Oregon’s “Housing Affordability Crisis”?

By Miranda Bonifield Here’s a question for you: Why is housing so expensive in Oregon? Government at all levels has attempted to address the iss...

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Cultivating Educational Choice with Education Savings Accounts

By Miranda Bonifield A Portland public school made headlines last week for offering parents the chance to choose their child’s teacher for next yea...

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Local News Brings Accountability to Local Government

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Fake news is bad, but no news is even worse. Across the world, across the country, across the state, and across our communiti...

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Testimony Before the Transportation and Economic Development Subcommittee of Ways and Means Regarding HB 5039

By John A. Charles, Jr. Members of the Subcommittee, my name is John Charles and I am President of Cascade Policy Institute. Cascade is a non-parti...

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Education Savings Accounts: A “Ticket to the Future” Today

By Kathryn Hickok Derrell Bradford has spent his adult life passionately advocating for education reform through parental choice. Derrell grew up i...

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Our Most Pressing Environmental Crisis Is at Home

By Miranda Bonifield Oregon’s most pressing environmental crisis isn’t in forests or renewable energy. Our human habitats have been endangered by o...

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Metro’s Priorities Don’t Match Yours

By John A. Charles, Jr. The Portland regional government known as Metro recently published the results of a poll regarding the most important issue...

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A Done Deal and a Bad Deal: Why Rent Control Won’t Solve the Housing Crisis

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Oregon will soon be the first state to have a statewide rent control program. Last week, in my first week at Cascade Policy I...

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Cap and Trade in Oregon: All Pain, No Gain

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. The Oregon legislature is expected to pass a carbon cap-and-trade bill this session. While there is some agreement that cl...

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Portland Economist Eric Fruits Joins Cascade Policy Institute as Vice President of Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org Portland, OR – Eric Fruits, Ph.D. joined Ca...

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