Will 2019 Be The Year Oregon Get Climate Change Bill To Finish Line?

If Oregon lawmakers are going to pass legislation to address climate change, 2019 could very well be their year. Such legislation has been floating around the capitol in one form or another for a decade. But it remains deeply controversial...

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BING NEWS:
  • Marathon session ends intense Legislative year
    “Oregon ... bill emerged from the committee, there were only two judgeships — one each in Marion County and Jackson County. A bid to amend the bill to include Deschutes County hit a brick wall of ...
    06/30/2019 - 5:27 pm | View Link
  • Colorado Senate leaders downplay odds of passing a vaccine bill this year
    Some of the bills on Fenberg’s must-pass list include ones to limit certain hospital charges called surprise or out-of-network bills; change and expand sex education guidelines in Colorado schools; ...
    04/29/2019 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • WA lawmakers pass $52.4B budget, reverse 20-year-old affirmative action ban
    But Democratic leaders said the pace was necessary to finish on time. In addition to taking tax votes ... a number of long-awaited wins on his signature issue of combating climate change, including a ...
    04/29/2019 - 1:12 am | View Link
  • Man shot outside parole office is defendant in violent robbery earlier this year
    His counselor at San Francisco’s Occupational Therapy Training Program wrote a letter to the judge saying Gutu has PTSD and is set to finish high school ... of a city undergoing rapid change. He moved ...
    03/27/2019 - 2:24 pm | View Link
  • Politicians in Oregon and California Want To Give 16- and 17-Year-Olds the Right To Vote
    climate justice and gun violence in particular. I'm also hearing a lot from 16- and 17-year-olds about the need for criminal justice reform and the need to stop mass incarceration," said one Oregon ...
    02/21/2019 - 9:17 am | View Link
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  • Will 2019 be the year Oregon gets climate change bill to ...
    A statewide business group, Oregon Business for Climate, was formed late last year to back the legislation, and now counts 100 members, including prominent companies such as Nike and Adidas.
    12/16/2018 - 5:56 am | View Website
  • Will 2019 be the year Oregon gets climate change bill to ...
    If Oregon lawmakers are going to pass legislation to address climate change, 2019 could very well be their year. Such legislation has been floating around the capitol in one form or another for a decade. But it remains deeply controversial because of its complexity, its potential cost to consumers and businesses, and ongoing questions over…
    07/24/2019 - 5:41 am | View Website
  • Oregon’s Carbon-Reducing Cap And Trade Bill May Not Get A ...
    Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek is proposing an amendment to a controversial cap and trade bill that would allow the Legislature to delay voting on key details until next year. The amendment, developed in coordination with co-sponsors of the bill, would allow the lawmakers to vote on the “cap” for greenhouse gas emissions this session while delaying a vote on the “trade” portion of the bill until next year.
    08/9/2019 - 9:07 pm | View Website
  • Oregon Republicans Flee Climate Bill, Police Follow
    Oregon republicans fled their state rather than do anything to stop the climate crisis.The state republicans abrogated their duties as elected officials and ran away since they don't have the votes to stop a landmark bill that would make Oregon the second state to adopt a cap-and-trade program to curb greenhouse gas emissions, as Vice News reported.
    08/8/2019 - 11:31 pm | View Website
  • Oregon Climate Bill: Senate President Says Democrats Won't ...
    Oregon's sweeping plan for addressing climate change this legislative session is dead, Senate President Peter Courtney, a Democrat, announced on the state Senate floor Tuesday morning.
    06/25/2019 - 9:50 am | View Website
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