After Fleeing State Over Climate Change Bill, Oregon GOP Still Absent

The GOP lawmakers insist they will stay away, while Democrats say the minority party was stirring up "dangerous sentiments."

  • Published 24 June 2019
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican senators in Oregon who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation didn't show up to work for a fifth day Monday, with the GOP lawmakers insisting they will stay away and Democrats saying the minority party was stirring up "dangerous sentiments." The eleven GOP senators fled the Legislature on June 20 to deny Democrats the number of lawmakers needed to vote on legislation. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown sent the state… Read at AP News