Author: Pat Dooris, Jamie Parfitt
Published: 6:00 PM PST February 2, 2024

SALEM, Ore. — With the bulk of their legislative work just days away from beginning, lawmakers in Salem have big ambitions in mind that will have to fit in the space of a short session.

Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” The people now getting ready at the state capitol might take offense at that statement, but there are certainly many Oregonians who believe Twain is correct. Read more.