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Electricity Ratepayers Need Tax Relief Now

December 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts:John A. Charles, Jr.Office: (503) 242-0900Mobile: (503) 459-3727john@cascadepolicy.orgRac...

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Oregon’s “Public Purpose” Energy Tax: Mission Accomplished, or Mission Creep?

By John A Charles, Jr. and Rachel Dawson EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Oregon Public Purpose Charge (PPC) is a tax enacted by the Oregon Legislature in...

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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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Press Release: Report shows possible benefits to workers, employers, and unions from increased competition in representation

December 30, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Eric Fruits, Ph.D. (503) 242-0900 eric@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – Research pu...

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Inter-Union Competition and Workplace Freedom: Ending Exclusive Representation

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Labor unions exist to improve compensation and working conditions for union membership. Consequently, un...

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Press Release: Cascade Policy Institute Publishes Comprehensive Study of Metro’s Parks and Nature Program

October 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: John A. Charles, Jr. Eric Fruits, Ph.D. PORTLAND, OR – In the next week or so, Portland ...

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Hidden Lands, Unknown Plans: A Quarter Century of Metro’s Natural Areas Program

By Vladislav Yurlov, Helen Cook, and Micah Perry with Eric Fruits, Ph.D., research advisor Executive summary  In June 2019, Metro’s Council re...

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The New Sellwood Bridge: Promises Unfulfilled

By John A. Charles. Jr. Executive Summary Portland has an international reputation for successfully integrating land-use and transportation plan...

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Press Release: Multi-year case study of Multnomah County’s Sellwood Bridge explains the history behind worsening traffic congestion in the SE Portland bridge corridor

June 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, OR - Today Cascade Po...

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Education Savings Accounts: Fiscal Analysis of a Proposed Universal ESA in Oregon

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Executive Summary Education Savings Accounts deposit a percentage of the funds that the state would otherwise spend to edu...

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