Recent Publications

Press Release – Should Charities Be Required to Disclose the Names of Donors?

John Charles | June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org Should Charities Be Required to Disclose the Names of Donors? PORTLAND, ...  read more

Event Video – Do Citizens Have a Right to Privacy in Charitable Giving?

John Charles | June 9, 2015
Cascade Policy Institute hosted a debate on the topic of donor privacy versus donor disclosure at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland on June 1, 2015. ...  read more

Is It Possible to Power an Export Facility Entirely by Renewable Energy?

John Charles | May 27, 2015
The Portland Sustainability Commission recently recommended that the City Council approve a $500 million propane export facility proposed by Pembina Pipeline Corporation. However, as part ...  read more
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Video

Event Video – Aging Roads? New Ideas!

| May 8, 2015
Cascade welcomed transportation expert Adrian Moore, Ph.D., Vice President of Policy for Reason Foundation, at a special event at Multnomah Athletic Club on April 29, ... read more

Forum on the Future of America’s Transportation Infrastructure

John Charles | September 11, 2014
Cascade president and CEO John Charles  presented on the demise of the highway trust fund at a Portland town forum on August 4, 2014. The forum, sponsored ... read more

John Charles discusses the dangers of the Metro regional government

John Charles | February 19, 2014
In December 2013, Cascade President and CEO John A. Charles spoke to the Clackamas County Americans for Prosperity group about the dangers of the Metro ... read more

John Charles Debates Tigard’s Light Rail Ballot Measure

John Charles | February 17, 2014
During January’s Tigard Initiative Public Forum, John Charles debated a Tigard City Counselor on the merits of the Tigard ballot measure that would place restraints ... read more
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Audio

Time to “Uberize” the Transportation Economy

This week marks the beginning of a 120-day “pilot project” by the City of Portland to allow private car-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft ... read more

Portland Set to Approve Public Shaming of Building Owners

For members of the Portland City Council, the end always justifies the means. Their current obsession is energy use in commercial buildings. On April 15 ... read more
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