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The Grid Is Not a Tinker Toy

By John A.Charles, Jr. Rarely has Oregon’s lack of political leadership been as painfully obvious as it is now on the topic of grid reliability. ...

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Cap Taxes or You’ll Trade Business

By Miranda Bonifield You may not be able to tax carbon out of existence, but you can tax agriculture out of business. That’s the refrain of Timb...

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TriMet Drops Ridership Estimate by 13% for Tigard Light Rail

By John A. Charles, Jr. After eight years of bragging that the proposed light rail line to Tigard would result in average daily ridership of 43,000...

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Frustrated with Traffic? According to PBOT, That’s Your Problem

By Rachel Dawson The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), the agency charged with building and maintaining the city’s transportation system, i...

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Cascade Policy Institute Raises Concerns Metro Is Flouting Oregon Public Meetings Law

Transparency is critical as Metro asks voters to trust the agency with billions in new taxes February 11, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Co...

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They Always Want More: Voters Face at Least a Half Dozen New Taxes in 2020

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. With this year’s “short” session of the legislature, the $700 million a year cap-and-trade bill is on everyone’s mind. As ...

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Supreme Court Espinoza Case Debates Parents’ Freedom to Choose Religious Schools

By Miranda Bonifield When Kendra Espinoza’s husband suddenly left their small family, her two daughters’ lives were thrown into chaos. Separation i...

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Oregon is meeting its 2020 GHG emissions goals, depending on how you measure it

By Rachel Dawson Is Oregon meeting its 2020 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals? It depends on how you measure emissions. The Oregon L...

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Oregon and Washington Need to Think Bigger on I-5 Bridge Project

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. “It’s time to get this done!” Governor Kate Brown told the crowd at this year’s Oregon Leadership Summit, referring to a repl...

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Miss Virginia: A Trailblazer for Educational Opportunity for Today’s Kids

By Kathryn Hickok and Miranda Bonifield Virginia Walden Ford is a Washington, D.C. mom whose extraordinary sacrifice and determination changed not ...

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