Press Release: Report shows ride-hailing services would be a viable solution for TriMet’s high-cost bus lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – Today Cascade Policy Institute...

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Ride Hailing as a Solution to TriMet’s High-Cost Bus Lines

A Proposal for a Pilot Project By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Summary and recommendation This report recommends TriMet pursue a one-year pilot project...

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A Proposal To Generate Adequate Returns From Common School Trust Lands

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Summary of Conclusions Across the Western States, approximately 80 percent of Trust Lands are managed for the benefit of the ...

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Study: School Trust income would go up by 600% if lands were sold

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascade Policy Institute relea...

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TriMet Shows That Public Pension Reform Is Possible

By Scott Shepard and John A. Charles, Jr. The Oregon Legislature is currently meeting, and the conventional wisdom is that reform of Oregon’s overl...

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Following in TriMet’s Tracks: Defined-Contribution Pensions a Necessary First Step to Oregon’s Fiscal Health

By Scott Shepard Scott Shepard is a lawyer and was a visiting law professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon during 2016. He is the author...

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New Report Analyzes Fiscal Impact of Proposed Oregon Educational Opportunity Act

— Education Savings Account (ESA) program awaits Senate action April 13, 2017 Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Steve Buck...

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Facing Reality – Suggestions to balance Oregon’s budget without raising taxes

Contributors: Jeff Kropf; Steve Buckstein, Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Summary Despite an eight percent increase in general fund revenues, Governor Kate ...

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“Facing Reality” Report Offers Solutions to Governor Brown’s $1.7 Billion Budget Hole Without Raising Taxes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Steve Buckstein (503) 242-0900 Jeff Kropf (541) 729-6229 PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascade Policy Institute a...

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Minimum Wage – Its Role in the Youth Employment Crisis

By Randall Pozdena, Ph.D. Introduction and Executive Summary This paper examines the history of the imposition of a minimum wage, studies of its...

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