Runaway Oregon Republicans ready to dodge state troopers until legislative clock runs out

June 21, 2019    By Valerie Richardson, The Washington Times

Oregon Senate Republicans are prepared to hunker down out of state until the legislative session adjourns June 30 to block Democrats from passing a “disastrous” cap-and-trade legislation.

Senate Republican Whip Dennis Linthicum said Friday that legislators have no plans to return, despite Democratic Gov. Kate Brown’s deployment of state troopers to round up the lawmakers and bring them back to the state capitol in Salem.   More…

Photo from Oregon Cattleman’s Association

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