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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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Eric Fruits, Vice President of Research of Cascade Policy Institute submitted testimony to Metro Council regarding the lax oversight of Metro’s Parks and Nature Program

Press Release: Eric Fruits, Vice President of Research of Cascade Policy Institute submitted testimony to Metro Council regarding the lax oversight of...

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National School Choice Week Celebrates All the Ways Kids Learn

By Kathryn Hickok January 26-February 1 is National School Choice Week, the world’s largest celebration of parental choice and effective education ...

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Why are rural, low-income residents subsidizing Teslas for Oregon’s urban elite?

By Rachel Dawson Oregon state officials recently celebrated helping the state reach 25,000 registered electric vehicles (EVs) through local incenti...

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