CASCADE POLICY INSTITUTE

Promoting opportunity for Oregonians

Cascade Policy Institute brings clarity on state and local issues in Oregon, which are often misunderstood through media or party rhetoric. Cascade is not affiliated with any political party or organization. As a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and education organization, Cascade encourages exploration and debate on questions of policy and the role of government in a free society.

Cascade’s mission is to develop and promote public policy alternatives that foster individual liberty, personal responsibility and economic opportunity. Cascade promotes property rights, incentives, markets and decentralized decision-making.

Cascade advances these values by sharing its research with the public, the media, and state and local lawmakers through publications, educational programs, community forums and special events.

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The MAX Yellow Line: A Look Back After 15 Years

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By Rachel Dawson TriMet’s MAX Yellow Line first opened 15 years ago in May 2004. The Yellow Line’s Final Envi...

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Cascade Policy Institute Presents a Special Event with Economist Stephen Moore

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Join Cascade Policy Institute for a conversation with economist Stephen Moore. This special event will be held a...

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Better Buses May Be the Transit Solution the SW Corridor Needs

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By Rachel Dawson TriMet may have found a better alternative to the proposed SW Corridor light rail project wi...

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Portland’s Temporary Gas Tax Should Stay Just That

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By Rachel Dawson Portland’s temporary gas tax should stay just that: temporary. Portland voters approved t...

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