Triumphs And Bruising Battles Made Oregon’s 2019 Legislative Session One For The Books

Dirk VanderHart, Lauren Dake OPB July 1, 2019

At the halfway mark, the story of this year’s legislative session looked like one of Democratic dominance.

With supermajorities in both chambers and a newly re-elected governor, Democrats had already passed a first-in-the-nation rent control policy and looked well on their way to muscling through landmark bills on climate change and school funding.

Then May arrived, and the wheels came off.


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