Oregon Senate Republicans walk out over climate cap-and-trade bill

By Hillary Borrud | The Oregonian/OregonLive SALEM — Republicans in the Oregon Senate fled the Capitol on Monday to stop Democrats’ bill to cap greenhouse gas emissions after the plan cleared a legislative budget committee earlier in the day. At Monday’s 11 a.m....

GOP lawmakers walk out after Oregon climate bill advances

Republican senators slipped out of the Oregon State Capitol on Monday, preventing the Senate from convening in an attempt to doom a bill aimed at stemming global warming By ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press | ABC News | February 24, 2020 SALEM, Ore. — Republican...

With Oregon Republicans ready to walk out, Brown tries to bargain

East Oregonian By Lauren Dake, originally published by OPB SALEM — On Valentine’s Day, Gov. Kate Brown and Republican state Sen. Bill Hansell surveyed flood damage in Eastern Oregon from a Black Hawk helicopter. The following Monday, the governor stopped by Hansell’s...