February 26, 2020 By Hillary Borrud, The Oregonian
Democrats and one Republican showed up for an Oregon Senate floor session Tuesday February 25, one short of the 20 members necessary for a quorum. Without a quorum, lawmakers were unable to conduct business during the second day of Senate Republicans’ walkout.
Members of Oregon’s Republican House caucus are boycotting Legislative action on Tuesday, joining their Senate counterparts who walked out Monday morning to stop progress on a controversial climate bill.
Both the House and Senate adjourned for the day shortly after 11 a.m. when it became official that absent Republicans had made it impossible to move forward on bills. More…