Monthly Archives: June 2012

PFL: “A Victory for ObamaCare but…”

Watch this video by the Pacific Legal Foundation about the elements of today’s Supreme Court decision on ObamaCare which embodied “individual liberty and limited government” with the unconstitutionality of the legislation’s individual mandate.   See the official Cascade Policy Institute … Continue reading

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Reduce Capital Gains Taxes to Break the Beaver State’s Economic Log Jam

By Eric Revell As the state of Oregon struggles to turn the corner and put itself on a path to economic recovery, impediments to economic revitalization must be removed. Oregon’s overall tax burden is among the highest in the country, … Continue reading

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Super-Sized Soda Laws Are More Than Mayors Can Resist

By Shane Young In line with the recently proposed soda-related measures in New York City, Mayor Henrietta Davis of Cambridge, Massachusetts has requested that city officials consider a ban on “soda and sugar-sweetened beverages in restaurants” within the city. While … Continue reading

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Whom Does Solar Tree Project Really Inspire?

By Victoria Leca “The principle of good management says you should define success in terms that can be measured” said A. Barton Hinkle in a recent article. “Pride and stature can’t be.” However, this is exactly how Gresham City Hall … Continue reading

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For Safety’s Sake, Crack Down on Water!

By Michael Nielsen The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it would start cracking down on rat poisons which pose too great a risk to consumers. Products like D-Con Concentrate and D-Con Ready Mixed are likely to be taken off … Continue reading

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Statement on the Failure of the Scott Walker Recall Vote in Wisconsin

Cascade Policy Institute Founder and Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Buckstein, issued the following statement on the failure to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R). “By rejecting the recall attempt on their governor today, Wisconsin voters have confirmed the road they … Continue reading

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