Oregon Legislature Wraps Up, Costs Taxpayers $55,000

The Oregon Special Legislature session has officially wrapped up– the special session taking five days longer than initially billed, a delay that is now costing you.

Taxpayers– like it or not dished out an extra $55,000 in per diem costs alone. Oregon Live Reporting:

Late last night– by overwhelming majorities, the Senate endorsed house bill 41-64, which would create a health insurance exchange– a possible model for a federal exchange.

House bill 41-65 was also passed, which re-organizes and expands the state’s early childhood programs.

Another talker– the Senate has added protections against foreclosures.

These bills now sits before the Governor.

This was Oregon’s first-ever annual session.

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