Tim Nesbitt: What the game changers can learn from functional government

We always knew the legislature would balance the state budget one way or another, variously defined by contending interest groups as ways to a better Oregon or a brighter one. And, despite their conflicts, both groups shared common objectives: Get hospitals to pay more to preserve health care for low-income Oregonians; fund what voters approved for schools last November; and find a way to upgrade our transportation system.

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