An initiative that would ban state funding for abortion is heading to the November ballot in Oregon, setting up an election battle over abortion in what has been regarded as one of the most pro-choice states in the country.
After three failed attempts, a grass-roots group has landed the initiative on the ballot, setting up an election battle over abortion in a pro-choice state.
If Oregon voters reject new health care taxes on Jan. 23, legislators will have to scramble.
The big issues: Will they figure out ways to get the needed money or do people on Medicaid face big cuts? And could the budget pain even extend to schools?