When Gov. John Kitzhaber signed legislation this spring allowing illegal immigrants to receive temporary driver cards, opponents promised to take the matter to voters. True to their word, they gathered tens of thousands of signatures, which they delivered last week to the Secretary of State’s Office. Assuming about 58,000 of them are valid, Oregonians will settle the issue in November 2014. The likely battle ahead could end badly for both a good piece of legislation and those it would help, who range from would-be legal drivers to scores of Oregon employers. But forcing a vote also carries a potential benefit: …
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