But next week's special session on redistricting will hardly be a return to normalcy. The Capitol is under construction. Mask rules are in place. And many lawmakers are concerned about security after last year's incursion on the building.
Oregon’s battle over how to draw new political maps got real late last week when Democrats and Republicans in Salem unveiled dueling redistricting plans. Now, it’s unclear whether they can find an agreement before time runs out.
What does the Mohamad Mohamud case tell us about the Trump administration's travel ban? Also, we discuss Tacoma's ICE detention facility, redistricting in Oregon, and two competing family leave bills in the Oregon Legislature.