Gov. Kate Brown’s priorities for the 2018 legislative session include efforts to pay down the state’s public pension liability and tighten restrictions on gun ownership.

Brown, who is running for reelection in November, released five proposals Wednesday, ahead of the short session that begins Feb. 5 and will last up to 35 days.

Here are the governor’s proposals:

  • Gun control: This proposal lays out a previously voiced desire of the governor to close the “Boyfriend Loophole” by modifying state law to bar people convicted of misdemeanor stalking and/or domestic violence from purchasing a firearm.

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