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.

July 21, 2017A tax credit for BS and six other Oregon tax policy changes you may have missed
June 29, 2017Get on with it, Oregon Senate majority: end the “suits and scrubs” giveaway
June 21, 2017Reason to hope for a commercial activities tax (CAT) accompanied by a CAT Fairness Credit
June 20, 2017The average Oregonian might rightly ask, “The CAT? Why all the fuss?”
June 19, 2017People pay taxes on gross receipts, so why not businesses?
June 16, 2017Public structures and quality of life matter, not state rankings
June 10, 2017This time, what’s good for Kansas is good for Oregon
June 08, 2017How to push back against misleading claims about state spending that seek to derail a revenue-raising package
June 06, 2017Lights out at a Brighter Oregon
May 24, 2017Pink slips for teachers, a big tax cut for the wealthy
May 15, 2017Small voices with a big stake in state budget outcome
May 10, 2017A gross receipts tax? Oregon already has one
May 01, 2017This May Day, think of not just flowers, but of how Oregon’s economy can do better for its workers
April 20, 2017Clearing the smoke on the pot tax
April 14, 20178 key things to know about Oregon corporate taxes
April 12, 2017Oregonians need homes, not tax shelters
March 31, 2017Who needs a housing subsidy more?
March 24, 2017A ready-made solution for protecting Oregon’s homeless children
March 21, 2017Whom does Greg Walden represent?
March 10, 2017The rich families’ down-payment assistance program
February 15, 201713 ways to address Oregon's revenue shortfall
February 02, 2017It’s Groundhog Day, and Oregon is still stuck with one of the nation’s lowest business tax rates
December 22, 2016Trump’s Obamacare Repeal Would Harm Oregon’s Budget, Economy, and Residents
October 27, 2016Powell's pays "partners" more than Measure 97 tax
October 26, 2016The present and past funding of Oregon's schools
October 24, 2016What did you say, Costco? There’s a thing called “the Internet?”
October 21, 2016Why the misleading $600 figure is just a scare tactic
October 20, 2016The disingenuous opposition to Measure 97
October 11, 2016Answers to your questions on Measure 97
September 23, 2016No, Gov. Brownback: You’re definitely not in Kansas anymore
September 17, 2016Occupy’s message still relevant at five
September 15, 2016The Oregon Business Association’s tax flip-flop
September 13, 2016Oregon health coverage numbers bolster case for Measure 97
September 03, 2016How’s the labor market this Labor Day?
August 19, 2016Welfare Reform at 20: A Block Grant is No Way to Help Children in Poverty
August 17, 2016What the Oregon restaurant and lodging lobby doesn’t want you (and its members) to know about Measure 97
August 10, 2016The choice is clear with Measure 97: "Yes" to strengthen schools, "no" to endure budget cuts
July 07, 2016Fantasy numbers or inconvenient truth?
April 21, 2016Are some lawmakers confused about Oregon education funding and budget basics?
April 18, 20166 key facts about Oregon taxes
April 12, 2016It’s Equal Pay Day, and Oregon women still get paid less
February 23, 2016It’s time to shake up Oregon’s infrastructure investment trend
February 17, 2016Peeling away onion farmers' minimum wage claims
February 02, 2016Putting the Constitution Up for ALEC to Grab, Again
January 27, 2016Let this EITC Awareness Day be the last when Oregon ranks dead last in participation
January 12, 2016Restaurant Owners Have Recipe for Success with Significant Minimum Wage Increases
December 24, 2015How to respond to your "Uncle Bob" this holiday season.
December 09, 2015A Guide to Evaluating Pay for Success
November 17, 2015Let’s finish the job on health care reform
November 06, 2015No One Is in Charge: Leaving Federal EITC Bucks on the Table

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