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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Is Oregon’s Department of Justice for Hire?

By Justus Armstrong Last June, former Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick was hired by the Oregon Department of Justice as a Special Assistant ...

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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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