Recent Publications

Taxpayers Ultimately Get the Bill for Oregon’s Medicaid Expansion

Cascade Policy Institute | August 12, 2015
By Thomas Tullis Thirty states have already undertaken the Medicaid expansion encouraged by the Affordable Care Act. In Oregon, more than one in 4 people ...  read more

“Right to Try” Is a Good First Step, Should Be Expanded

Cascade Policy Institute | July 8, 2015
By Anna Mae Kersey Oregon House Bill 2300 gives terminally ill patients access to potentially life-saving drugs or investigational products not yet approved by the ...  read more

Press Release – Oregon Right to Try Bill Unanimously Passes the House and Senate

Steve Buckstein | July 6, 2015
UPDATE – Governor Kate Brown signed Right to Try bill HB 2300 into law on August 12, 2015. It takes effect January 1, 2016. July ...  read more
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Event Video – The Man Who Could Bring Down Obamacare

| March 2, 2015
On February 26, 2015 at a co-sponsored event presented by Cascade Policy Institute and Washington Policy Center, Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at ... read more

Steve Buckstein interviewed about his commentary, Oregon’s Budget Transformation

| June 1, 2012
We sat down with Senior Policy Analyst, Steve Buckstein, to talk about government trying to do efficiently that which it shouldn't be doing at all. ... read more

Steve Buckstein talks with Mark and Dave about cold medicine report

| February 23, 2012
KEX 1190 radio hosts Mark and Dave interview Cascade founder Steve Buckstein about Cascade’s report on the effects of Oregon requiring prescriptions for pseudoephedrine (PSE) on the number ... read more

Cascade Economist Travels the Country Discussing Health Care Reform

| August 24, 2009
Portland economic consultant and Cascade adjunct scholar Eric Fruits, Ph.D. joined other health care policy reform experts last week traveling the country to explain how ... read more
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Oregon Children Deserve the Right to Try

Oregon hopefully will join twelve states that have enacted Right to Try legislation, allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs not yet approved by the ... read more

Are ObamaCare’s Insurance Subsidies Legal?

Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Plaintiffs in King v. Burwell claim ... read more
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