It’s Creepy Season Metro’s Haunted Lands-cm

It’s Creepy Season: Metro’s Haunted Lands

By Helen Doran Did you know that more than three-fourths of Metro’s park lands purchased with bonds since 1995 are hidden from the public? You mig...

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$7 Billion for That-cm

$7 Billion for That?

Metro’s Transportation Tax Will Overspend on Underused Projects What could you do with $7 billion? That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds ...

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The Boardman Coal Plant Closed. Now What-cm

The Boardman Coal Plant Closed. Now What?

By Rachel Dawson On Thursday, October 15, Portland General Electric pulled the plug on the Boardman Coal Plant, PGE’s largest power plant. Boardma...

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Cascade Policy Institute Responds to the Early Closure of the Boardman Coal Plant-cm

Cascade Policy Institute Responds to the Early Closure of the Boardman Coal Plant

October 19, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Rachel Dawson (503) 242-0900 rachel@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – At 11:...

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Poll Shows Support for Parents to Use State Education Funding for School Choice-cm

Poll Shows Support for Parents to Use State Education Funding for School Choice

By Kathryn Hickok A RealClear Opinion poll released at the end of September revealed that parents with children in school increasingly—and overwhe...

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Press Release METRO GOVERNMENT’S INAPPROPRIATE USE OF TAX DOLLARS TO PROMOTE NEW PAYROLL TAX TO VOTERS-cm

Press Release: METRO GOVERNMENT’S INAPPROPRIATE USE OF TAX DOLLARS TO PROMOTE NEW PAYROLL TAX TO VOTERS

Cascade Policy Institute urges Metro Auditor and the Oregon Secretary of State to immediately investigate Metro’s likely abuse of power. October 1...

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Government Alone Can’t Solve Homelessness-cm

Government Alone Can’t Solve Homelessness

By Vlad Yurlov On October 2, Helping Hands unveiled its latest transitional housing facility. After Wapato Jail collected dust for 14 years, Jorda...

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Reject Ordinance 20-1449-cm

Press Release: Eric Fruits, Vice President of Research at Cascade Policy Institute, urges Metro Council to reject Ordinance 20-1449

October 4, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Eric Fruits, Ph.D. (503) 242-0900 eric@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – On Thursday, October...

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I was homescholled, here is why i support school choice-cm

I was homeschooled. Here is why I support school choice.

By Helen Doran Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents now find themselves adding the position of “teacher” to their LinkedIn profiles. Acco...

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Metro Deep in Debt and Getting Deeper-cm

Metro: Deep in Debt and Getting Deeper

The regional government plans to borrow money to implement its new income taxes By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Hardly a week goes by that Metro isn’t re...

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