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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Jul. 21, 2017A tax credit for BS and six other Oregon tax policy changes you may have missed
Jun. 29, 2017Get on with it, Oregon Senate majority: end the “suits and scrubs” giveaway
Jun. 21, 2017Reason to hope for a commercial activities tax (CAT) accompanied by a CAT Fairness Credit
Jun. 20, 2017The average Oregonian might rightly ask, “The CAT? Why all the fuss?”
Jun. 19, 2017People pay taxes on gross receipts, so why not businesses?
Jun. 16, 2017Public structures and quality of life matter, not state rankings
Jun. 10, 2017This time, what’s good for Kansas is good for Oregon
Jun. 08, 2017How to push back against misleading claims about state spending that seek to derail a revenue-raising package
Jun. 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
Apr. 20, 2017Clearing the smoke on the pot tax
Apr. 14, 20178 key things to know about Oregon corporate taxes
Apr. 12, 2017Oregonians need homes, not tax shelters
Mar. 31, 2017Who needs a housing subsidy more?
Mar. 24, 2017A ready-made solution for protecting Oregon’s homeless children
Mar. 21, 2017Whom does Greg Walden represent?
Mar. 10, 2017The rich families’ down-payment assistance program
Feb. 15, 201713 ways to address Oregon's revenue shortfall
Feb. 02, 2017It’s Groundhog Day, and Oregon is still stuck with one of the nation’s lowest business tax rates
Dec. 22, 2016Trump’s Obamacare Repeal Would Harm Oregon’s Budget, Economy, and Residents
Oct. 27, 2016Powell's pays "partners" more than Measure 97 tax
Oct. 26, 2016The present and past funding of Oregon's schools
Oct. 24, 2016What did you say, Costco? There’s a thing called “the Internet?”
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

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