On May Day last year Governor Kitzhaber wielded a pen in front of 2,000 cheering supporters and signed Senate Bill 833 into law.
The bill allows driver cards for those who can’t prove they’re here legally. It passed the 2013 legislature with bipartisan support.
But in the months following that May Day rally, opponents of the bill gathered just enough signatures to put the driver card issue to voters. The Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles estimates that the bill affects tens of thousands of Oregonians who can’t currently drive legally.
That’s why Reyna Lopez is at...