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GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

22 days ago   |   By KCCI

The Oregon Senate is unable to conduct business for a fifth day because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation.
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GOP strike in Oregon over climate change bill enters 5th day

GOP strike in Oregon over climate change bill enters 5th day

22 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SALEM, Ore. - Republican state senators in Oregon who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation didn't show up for work for a fifth day on Monday, with the GOP insisting they'll continue to stay away and Democrats saying the minority party was stirring up "dangerous sentiments."
The eleven GOP senators, who are in the political minority, fled the Oregon Legislature on June 20 to deny Democrats the quorum that's required to vote on any legislation. Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, activated the state police to seek out the rogue lawmakers and bring them back to the Statehouse for the...
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