The Latest: Oregon Legislature adjourns for the year
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Legislature ended its 2018 session on Saturday, wrapping up an almost month-long session that saw additional gun controls, an attempt to curb opioid abuse and a remedy to prevent losses to state coffers from the federal tax overhaul.
However, a cap on greenhouse gas emissions was among measures that failed.
The legislative session, which during even-numbered years can last a maximum of 35 days, started Feb. 5 and ended Saturday.
Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, told reporters that capping carbon emissions will be a priority for the long 2019 legislative session.