Yuxing Zheng reports:
Spurred by last year’s disclosures of extensive government surveillance, Oregon lawmakers entered the 2014 session with a series of bills aimed at preserving personal privacy.
Two of the four bills passed; both created conditional exemptions under Oregon public records laws. Two more substantive bills failed, leading one departing lawmaker to vow to place an initiative to expand personal privacy protections on the 2016 ballot.
Read more on Oregon Live.