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Oregon: 2017 Session Begins
February 01, 2017

Lawmakers are set to begin the 2017 legislative session today in Salem. Legislators are expected to focus on a projected $1.7 billion deficit in the state budget, a transportation funding package, and a lack of affordable housing. Also on the agenda are economic growth, infrastructure improvements, and permanent funding mechanisms. The session is expected to adjourn by July 10.

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