Think Too Much: Don’t discount the efforts of one lawmaker — Opinion

The Legislature left Salem on Friday with some of its big-ticket items punched, most notably a $5.3 billion package to pay for improvements to Oregon’s road, bridges and other transportation infrastructure.

But lawmakers were unable to make much progress on other big issues, most notably reforms to Oregon’s tax structure and its public pension system. Legislative leaders said they laid the groundwork to make progress on those issues during the 2019 session (the scheduled 2018 session typically is too short to give full consideration to major policy changes).

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