OREGON LAWMAKERS ARE LOOKING TO INCREASE THEIR PAY. THEY WANT TO INCREASE IT BY ABOUT 63%, OR AROUND $20,000 ACCORDING TO NEWSWATCH 12. THEY SAY THAT IT’S A WAY THAT THEY WOULD BE ABLE TO LIVE OFF THEIR SALARIES, AND TO ATTRACT MORE YOUNG AND DIVERSE PEOPLE TO WORK IN PUBLIC SERVICE. SENATE BILL 959 IS BEING REVIEWED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON RULES AT THIS TIME.