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Policy for the People

Oregon Center for Public Policy

Welcome to Policy for the People, a show that explores the public policies that can lift up all Oregonians. This show is a collaboration between KMUZ radio (kmuz.org) and the Oregon Center for Public Policy (ocpp.org).
Episodes
Immigrants play a big role in Oregon’s economy + labor activity surgesMay 09, 2024
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Tax Day focus: record-breaking kicker + the need for a well-funded IRSApril 11, 2024
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Unfair debt collection practices and child care funding in the legislative spotlightMarch 14, 2024
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Oregon taxes and low-income families: good and bad newsFebruary 08, 2024
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New federal government shutdown threat raises question: what kind of nation do we want?January 11, 2024
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Food Bank sees worst levels of hunger in decadesDecember 07, 2023
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Inequality is killing us. Literally.November 09, 2023
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What's behind the massive jump in child poverty?October 12, 2023
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Federal government shutdown: ExplainedSeptember 28, 2023
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On strike! Hope and challenges for the labor movementSeptember 07, 2023
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Tax extreme wealth to save our democracyAugust 10, 2023
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Is it time for a new minimum wage fight in Oregon?July 13, 2023
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Pride and poverty: economic insecurity in the LGBT communityJune 08, 2023
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What's at stake for Oregonians in the debt ceiling negotiationsMay 24, 2023
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Tax policy fuels extreme wealth inequality: two examplesMay 11, 2023
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Food for All Oregonians: a key step to ending hunger in OregonApril 27, 2023
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Invisible no more: the essential work of care workersApril 13, 2023
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Families need the Oregon Kids' CreditMarch 09, 2023
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Subsidies for semiconductors: the risks for OregoniansFebruary 09, 2023
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A blueprint for Universal Health Care in OregonJanuary 12, 2023
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Wyden: The Child Tax Credit is Social Security for kidsDecember 08, 2022
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Trans data matters: the importance of the U.S. Transgender SurveyNovember 21, 2022
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Our labor, their fortunes: Billionaires capture Oregon's wealthNovember 10, 2022
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How Measure 113 aims to end legislative walkoutsOctober 13, 2022
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A re-energized labor movement sparks hopeSeptember 08, 2022
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