Press Release: Cascade Policy Institute Urges a NO Vote on Measure 26-203

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. Eric Fruits, Ph.D. 503-242-0900 Cascade Policy Institute Urges a NO Vote on Mea...

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Metro Measure 26-203 Land Grab

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 measu...

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The MAX Yellow Line: A Look Back After 15 Years

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...

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Cascade Policy Institute Presents a Special Event with Economist Stephen Moore

Join Cascade Policy Institute for a conversation with economist Stephen Moore. This special event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland-Lake...

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Better Buses May Be the Transit Solution the SW Corridor Needs

By Rachel Dawson TriMet may have found a better alternative to the proposed SW Corridor light rail project without realizing it. TriMet is plann...

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Portland’s Temporary Gas Tax Should Stay Just That

By Rachel Dawson Portland’s temporary gas tax should stay just that: temporary. Portland voters approved the 10 cent per gallon gas tax three ye...

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Residents Say Portland is Not the City that Works

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...

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Stop Raising Rents in Portland

By Micah Perry On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, the Portland City Council passed yet another ordinance that will harm the housing market in the city. ...

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The Government-Sanctioned Cat-And-Mouse Game

By Vlad Yurlov Governments often try to pat themselves on the back. The minimum wage has long been a tool for this. As I began my trek from Foster ...

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Congestion Pricing in Portland: Good in Theory, Bad in Practice

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. “Good in theory, bad in practice.” Sure, it’s a cliché, but it’s a cliché because so often it’s true. It looks to be especial...

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