Reports

Earning Their Keep: Do Elected Officials in the Portland Region Show up for Meetings?

April 11, 2016 0

By Nick Pangares and John A. Charles, Jr. Most elected officials who serve on…

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Have Private Backyards Been Outlawed in the Portland Metro Area?

February 25, 2015 0

By John Glennon INTRODUCTION Anyone searching for a new home in the Portland…

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Cascade Report Exposes $2.6 Billion in Unfunded Liabilities

February 4, 2015 0

Cascade Policy Institute has released a new report showing that Oregon public employers…

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Unfunded OPEB Liabilities for Oregon Public Employers: A $2.6 Billion Time Bomb

January 27, 2015 0

By William Newell with John Glennon and Brandon Maxwell Most Oregon taxpayers are…

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Report Shows Oregon Public Employment Contracts Are a Ticking Time Bomb

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Cascade Policy Institute today announced the release of a new…

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The Portland Seed Fund: Planting High Hopes, Reaping Few Results

November 30, 2014 0

By Joel Grey The Portland Seed Fund is a public-private venture intended to…

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Waiving Profitability: The Oregon Wave Energy Trust’s Failure to Achieve a Return on Public Investment

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By Joel Grey The Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) is a nonprofit, public-private…

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Resurrecting User Fees in Public Finance: A Prescription for Lowering the Cost and Improving the Fairness of Public Services

November 8, 2014 0

By Randall Pozdena, Ph.D. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The share of personal income collected as…

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A Legal Analysis of Oregon’s Trust Obligations in Managing the Elliott State Forest

November 1, 2014 0

By Kathryn Walter (Altus Law LLC) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY When Oregon became a state…

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Report Shows Possibilities for Elliott State Forest to Make Money for Oregon Schools

October 1, 2014 0

Today, the Cascade Policy Institute released a report analyzing the range of policy…

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