Chuck Sheketoff

Chuck Sheketoff is the Executive Director and a founder of the Oregon Center for Public Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan research institute that uses research and analysis to advance policies and practices that improve the economic and social opportunities of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, the majority of Oregonians. Prior to starting the OCPP in 1997, Chuck lobbied the Oregon Legislature on behalf of the low-income clients of legal aid programs (1993, 1995) and the Oregon Law Center (1997). Chuck participates in BlueOregon to inform debates among Oregon progressives with an eye toward getting Oregon back on track.

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Oct. 21, 2016Why the misleading $600 figure is just a scare tactic
Oct. 20, 2016The disingenuous opposition to Measure 97
Oct. 11, 2016Answers to your questions on Measure 97
Sep. 23, 2016No, Gov. Brownback: You’re definitely not in Kansas anymore
Sep. 17, 2016Occupy’s message still relevant at five
Sep. 15, 2016The Oregon Business Association’s tax flip-flop
Sep. 13, 2016Oregon health coverage numbers bolster case for Measure 97
Sep. 03, 2016How’s the labor market this Labor Day?
Aug. 19, 2016Welfare Reform at 20: A Block Grant is No Way to Help Children in Poverty
Aug. 17, 2016What the Oregon restaurant and lodging lobby doesn’t want you (and its members) to know about Measure 97
Aug. 10, 2016The choice is clear with Measure 97: "Yes" to strengthen schools, "no" to endure budget cuts
Jul. 07, 2016Fantasy numbers or inconvenient truth?
Apr. 21, 2016Are some lawmakers confused about Oregon education funding and budget basics?
Apr. 18, 20166 key facts about Oregon taxes
Apr. 12, 2016It’s Equal Pay Day, and Oregon women still get paid less
Feb. 23, 2016It’s time to shake up Oregon’s infrastructure investment trend
Feb. 17, 2016Peeling away onion farmers' minimum wage claims
Feb. 02, 2016Putting the Constitution Up for ALEC to Grab, Again
Jan. 27, 2016Let this EITC Awareness Day be the last when Oregon ranks dead last in participation
Jan. 12, 2016Restaurant Owners Have Recipe for Success with Significant Minimum Wage Increases
Dec. 24, 2015How to respond to your "Uncle Bob" this holiday season.
Dec. 09, 2015A Guide to Evaluating Pay for Success
Nov. 17, 2015Let’s finish the job on health care reform
Nov. 06, 2015No One Is in Charge: Leaving Federal EITC Bucks on the Table
Nov. 05, 2015Questions for Those Who Oppose Raising the Minimum Wage
Aug. 28, 2015Etsy: Too Big and Crafty to Pay Taxes?
Aug. 26, 2015Family Budget Calculator shows need for higher minimum wage
Jul. 01, 2015Will lawmakers disappoint taxpayers with their corporate minimum tax “fix?”
Jun. 30, 2015SB 567: A Kicker on Steroids in the Making
Jun. 29, 2015Will Oregon Lawmakers Coddle Thieves?
Jun. 02, 2015Pay for prevention, not financiers and middlemen
May. 21, 2015Will the Kicker Make Oregon a Fool Again?
May. 07, 2015Shine the Light on Corporate Tax Avoidance
Apr. 30, 2015A Constitutional Convention Plays Into ALEC’s Hand
Apr. 15, 2015What’s Worse Than Earning Oregon’s Inadequate Minimum Wage? Having it Stolen
Apr. 15, 2015Hundreds of Corporations Never Sing This
Apr. 13, 2015Corporation Tells Truth About Tax Subsidy
Mar. 06, 2015Oregon’s Higher Ed Cuts In Perspective
Mar. 04, 2015Food Stamp Use and Oregon's Commitment to Help Families
Feb. 20, 2015There’s Oregon precedent for a big minimum wage increase
Jan. 23, 2015$15 Minimum Wage Means Real Gains for Workers
Dec. 19, 2014Nike Tax Deal and the Killing of Entrepreneurship
Oct. 30, 2014Nearly All Poor Latino Families in Oregon are...
Oct. 24, 2014Health Care for ALL Children
Oct. 07, 2014Move for $40?
Aug. 20, 2014Ernst & Young finds Oregon has nation's lowest total effective business tax rate
Jul. 31, 2014The Income Inequality Oath: First, Do No Harm
Jul. 29, 2014Oregonians to Legislature: Close the Con-way Loophole
Jun. 09, 2014An updated look at what it costs an Oregon family to meet basic needs
Apr. 30, 2014Illustrating Oregon's Defining Challenge

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