Dams and Fish Can Live Together, Thanks to Whooshh-cm

Dams and Fish Can Live Together, Thanks to Whooshh

By Rachel Dawson Should we breach Northwest hydropower dams to replenish native fish species on the Columbia or continue benefiting from hydro’s c...

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Are Oregon students looking at distance learning in the fall-cm

Are Oregon students looking at distance learning in the fall?

By Helen Doran The president of the National Education Association recently said she does not expect schools to be back to normal in the fall. “We...

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Prepare for Portland’s Post-Pandemic Party-cm

Prepare for Portland’s Post-Pandemic Party

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. We’re in the waning days of the pandemic, and it’s time to take action to return to normal. About one-quarter of the state’s...

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Portland City Council’s Shelter to Housing Continuum-cm

Vlad Yurlov, Policy Analyst at Cascade Policy Institute, provided testimony on Portland City Council’s Shelter to Housing Continuum

Via emailMarch 30, 2021 Portland City Council, I’m Vlad Yurlov, policy analyst at Cascade Policy Institute. It’s time to free all residential d...

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Press Release Oregons Legislature Seeks to Give up Taxpayer Bargaining Power-cm

Press Release: Oregon’s Legislature Seeks to Give up Taxpayer Bargaining Power

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 2, 2021 Cascade Policy Institute4850 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Ste. 103Portland, OR 97213503-242-0900Contact:Vlad Yurlovvla...

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Beware the Four Day School Week-cm

Beware the Four Day School Week

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. As Oregon students return to the classrooms, watch out for a new fad that could make our state’s academic performance even w...

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Oregon May Vote to Constantly Increase Infrastructure Spending-cm

Oregon May Vote to Constantly Increase Infrastructure Spending

Raising prevailing wages would burden taxpayers and marginalize minorities By Vlad Yurlov Bad legislation often hides in “tweaks” and what spon...

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Design Review Is Growing Portland’s Housing Crisis-c

Design Review Is Growing Portland’s Housing Crisis

Subjective rules reduce the supply of housing By Vlad Yurlov Portland City Council is focusing on making it easier to build outdoor homeless sh...

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Every Student Deserves Access to a Quality Education-cm

Every Student Deserves Access to a Quality Education

By Helen Doran Every student deserves access to a quality education. Despite the setbacks caused by closing public school buildings, many Oregon s...

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In Search of an Oregon Drug Policy2-cm

In Search of an Oregon Drug Policy

By John A. Charles, Jr. Last November, Oregon voters approved three ballot measures related to drug use. While all three passed by large margins, ...

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