18 Sep

Press Release: Cascade Polic...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. Eric Fruits, Ph.D. 503-242-0900 Cascade Policy Institute Urges a NO Vote on Measure 26-203 Voters should reject Metro’s tax increase and land grab In approximately fo...

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18 Sep

Metro Measure 26-203 Land Gr...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Soon, Portland area voters will receive their November ballots. One of the items is Measure 26-203: a $475 million bond measure by Metro, the regional government. Metro wants the money so it can buy more land for i...

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12 Sep

The MAX Yellow Line: A Look ...

By Rachel Dawson TriMet’s MAX Yellow Line first opened 15 years ago in May 2004. The Yellow Line’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) made a myriad of predictions for the year 2020, which makes now the perfect time to reflect o...

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12 Sep

Cascade Policy Institute Pre...

Join Cascade Policy Institute for a conversation with economist Stephen Moore. This special event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland-Lake Oswego, Sunday, September 22, at 7 pm. Steve Moore co-founded and served as president...

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11 Sep

Better Buses May Be the Tran...

By Rachel Dawson TriMet may have found a better alternative to the proposed SW Corridor light rail project without realizing it. TriMet is planning a 15-mile-long transit project on Division Street that will run 60-foot buses from do...

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04 Sep

Portland’s Temporary Gas Tax...

By Rachel Dawson Portland’s temporary gas tax should stay just that: temporary. Portland voters approved the 10 cent per gallon gas tax three years ago to fund a road repair and traffic safety program. Since its implementation, the p...

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30 Aug

Residents Say Portland is No...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. What if the self-proclaimed “City that Works” isn’t working? That’s what Portland residents are saying. Last week the City of Portland published its most recent survey of city residents. Nearly 90 percent of tho...

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