- Oregonians with a minor marijuana conviction on their record are now able to get a concealed handgun permit.
- The state’s minimum wage goes up by 15 cents to $9.25 per hour on January 1.
- People under 21 seeking medical attention related to alcohol consumption will now be immune to minor-in-possession charges.
- Portland Meadows can now install Instant Racing electronic gambling machines.
We’ll talk with Statesman Journal reporter Anna Staver about these and other new laws taking effect in 2015.