Oregon lawmakers head home after passing transportation tax and fee plan, but failing to agree on new tax on business

A difficult session for state lawmakers came to a fraught end on Friday, with the Senate forgoing the traditional joint “Sine Die” ceremony and adjourning more than three hours before the House was ready to.

The split ending — the first for the Legislature since 2003 — followed a hectic final week marked by bitter floor debates. The high-profile breakdown between the two chambers didn’t kill any major bills.

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