George Noorey


George Noorey

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SALEM, OR  -- Oregon lawmakers finished up the session Monday night.


They approved spending more than one billion dollars on different infrastructure projects and earthquake upgrades for schools.


A Senate bill passed adds 118 million to the state school fund increasing the two year K-12 budget to 7.3 billion, which is 12 percent higher than the 2013 budget.


Lawmakers also approved 40 million on building affordable housing in the state.


Republican leaders called the session the most partisan in recent memory, while democratic leaders said it was the year we put opportunity for working families first.

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