Recent Publications

Press Release: Report Shows No Return on Investment for Portland Seed Fund

John Charles | December 3, 2014
December 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org   PORTLAND, Ore. – A new report released by Cascade Policy ...  read more

The Governor’s Budget: Much More Than Beer Money

Steve Buckstein | December 3, 2014
Governor John Kitzhaber released his proposed 2015-17 budget this week. Critics were quick to argue that it’s either too much or too little, depending on ...  read more

Press Release: New Report Proposes Better Outcomes, Lower Costs for State and Local Governments Through User Fees

John Charles | December 1, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. – A new report released by Cascade Policy Institute suggests numerous ways state and local governments can lower the costs of public services ...  read more
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Video

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

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
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The Governor’s Budget: Much More Than Beer Money

Governor John Kitzhaber released his proposed 2015-17 budget this week. Critics were quick to argue that it’s either too much or too little, depending on ... read more

Scare Tactics Not Working in Road Tax Debates

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) recently issued a report describing the deteriorating condition of Oregon highways. The authors estimate that the cumulative cost to ... read more
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