Tensions run high as Legislature reaches transportation plan

In a rare Saturday session, a committee hammered out details of a multi-million-dollar plan to invest in transportation.

The upside: Street parking in Salem was free and someone left a gallon jar of Red Vines outside the House Chambers. The downside: Dozens of lawmakers, lobbyists and staff crammed into a Capitol hearing room for four-plus hours on Saturday to hammer together the most significant investment in Oregon transportation in years.

Source: Pamplin Media Group – Tensions run high as Legislature reaches transportation plan