Oregon Republicans’ ETS walkout ends 2020 session, as governor plans executive action

Published 23:38 on March 5, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:54 on March 5, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Oregon’s Democrat leaders closed the legislative term on Thursday after the Republican minority fled the capitol to protest a WCI-modelled cap-and-trade bill, but Governor Kate Brown (D) is now finalising executive action to enact climate policy.

Oregon’s Democrat leaders closed the legislative term on Thursday after the Republican minority fled the capitol to protest a WCI-modelled cap-and-trade bill, but Governor Kate Brown (D) is now finalising executive action to enact climate policy.

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