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|Tuesday, March 06, 2012|
Oregon lawmakers completed a 34-day session Monday night, passing bills on topics ranging from education to healthcare.
In addition to rebalancing the state's two-year budget, they also passed follow-up bills to Gov. John Kitzhaber's efforts to overhaul education and health care, resolved some disputes remaining from last year, and approved bills affecting the economy.
"The Legislature's action on job creation, health care transformation and education improvements, combined with the discipline to rebalance the budget, has laid the foundation for a more prosperous future for our state," Kitzhaber said in a statement. "I look forward to working with Oregonians to deliver better health care at lower costs, graduate more students and strengthen our economy."
Read more at The Statesman Journal.
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