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Oregon Republicans and Democrats at odds over intent of legislative short session

Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, D-Portland, discusses the 2020 legislative session with reporters. (Jake Thomas/Salem Reporter)

SALEM — You could say that Oregon is a bit “odd.”

Until 2012, the state’s legislators only met in odd-numbered years, a practice dating to 1885. 

But the sessions got longer as lawmakers grappled with issues facing a growing state. By the . . .

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