- Associated Press - Saturday, March 3, 2018

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.

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