Recent Publications

Not One Dollar More

John Charles | February 3, 2016
The State of Oregon will sell 84,000 acres of the Elliott State Forest by March 2017, in order to make money for public schools. However, ...  read more

Taxpayers Bear the Risk of a Very Rich Oregon Public Employees Retirement System

Randall Pozdena | January 12, 2016
By Randall Pozdena The Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) fund is, once again, in the news because of its weak financial condition. The Oregon ...  read more

New Transportation Funding Bill: Going Nowhere FAST

John Charles | December 9, 2015
Last week Congress passed H.R. 22, a five-year transportation funding bill known as Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST. Under the terms of FAST, the ...  read more
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Video

Event Video – Mark Skousen’s View of What Leads to Economic Growth May Surprise You

| August 20, 2015
Cascade Policy Institute presents Professor Mark Skousen, named “one of the top 20 most influential living economists,” as he reveals “What Hidden Forces Lead to ... read more

Legislative Leadership Forum Series 2013

| March 25, 2013
Couldn’t make it to our Legislative Leadership Forum Series in Salem? Watch the video recaps here! Columbia River Crossing Legislative Leadership Forum Cascade President and ... read more

Steve Buckstein debates the merits of Measure 85

| October 26, 2012
Steve Buckstein spoke to the Washington County Public Affairs Forum in September where he spoke out in opposition to Measure 85, a ballot initiative tasked with taking ... read more

Kathryn Hickok discusses the merits of the proposed Multnomah County Library taxing district measure

| October 11, 2012
The League of Women Voters of Portland hosted a debate on local ballot measures, where Cascade Policy Institute Publications Director Kathryn Hickok debated the merits ... read more
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Audio

The Jayne Carroll Show Interviews Jared Meyer on Washington’s Betrayal of America’s Young People

Guest host Aaron Stevens interviewed the Manhattan Institute’s Jared Meyer on The Jayne Carroll Show (1360 AM KUIK) on October 21. In this 8-minute interview, ... read more

Mysteries of Tilikum Crossing

Portland’s newest bridge over the Willamette River, Tilikum Crossing, has a few puzzling design features. Apparently, a barrier down the middle of the bridge means ... read more
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