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2024 Legislative Wrap-Up: 5 Key Environmental Wins

The doors are now closed on this year’s “short,” 35-day legislative session in Oregon. Traditionally, the short session is used to re-balance the budget, tweak existing statutes and wrap-up unfinished business from the long session. However, in recent years the legislature has shifted to taking up one or two major issues, as well. This presents a huge opportunity for advocacy groups like OEC where there are no off years for climate and environmental justice. This session, the Governor and lawmakers made it clear that their primary focus was housing (see SB 1537) and addiction recovery — resulting in a complete overhaul of Measure 110. These ...