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Oregon farmers and ranchers likely to see $100 million in fresh state relief

Oregon legislators meeting on Monday, Dec. 13, were expected to pass additional relief for farmers and ranchers. (The Enterprise/File)

SALEM - Oregon lawmakers on Monday will consider a disaster relief package of nearly $100 million to help Oregon farmers, ranchers and irrigation districts recover from two years of wildfires, ice, excessive heat and drought. 

The Oregon Legislature convenes in what is expected to be a one-day session originally set to consider increasing rent relief.

But Gov. Kate Brown and Senate Republicans struck a late deal . . .