Gov. Kate Brown’s executive version of cap-and-trade nears the finish line

Oregon Democrats attempted to adopt a similar program in 2019 and 2020 but were blocked by GOP walkouts. This version comes from the governor’s office. SALEM, Ore. — After years of failed attempts, Oregon is poised to enact a cap-and-trade program to combat climate change. Unlike past attempts, this version comes from the governor’s office rather than the state legislature….

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‘Sine Die’: The highlights of Oregon’s historic 2021 legislative session

The Oregon Legislature wrapped up Saturday, (6-26-21) marking the end of an eventful session that included high profile legislation, a resignation and the first expulsion of a legislator in state history. The session, which began Jan. 21 after a two-day delay from concerns about possible attacks from right-wing extremists, saw lawmakers take up bills addressing pandemic relief, wildfire relief, police…

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SB 286-A Environmental Justice Council

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

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HB 2479A Estimates human cause of black carbon

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee

List of bad timber bills

Oregon’s forest sector and agriculture industry are under attack… AGAIN! A handful of BAD bills have been dropped and are gaining traction. We can’t afford to stand by and watch our way of life be misrepresented and misunderstood. It is our duty to make our voices heard and tell Salem the truth about our collective reality! Bill Summaries HB 2674-1…

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