The Oregon Capitol building in Salem. Photo: Chas Hundley
Oregon lawmakers during a special session on December 13 voted to pass a series of bills approving more than $400 million in spending to protect farmers, tenants and landlords, and to increase law enforcement in rural areas.
Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) said Oregonians can be proud of their legislature.
“We came together … Democrat and Republican … to send relief (and) hope to Oregonians in crisis,” he said.
Lawmakers approved the allocation of $215 million in federal and state . . .
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