Oregon Climate Bill Appears Dead After Some Ridiculous Bullshit You Can't Make Up

A landmark climate change bill that appeared on the brink of passing the Oregon state legislature last week now seems to be

Oregon Climate Bill Appears Dead After Some Ridiculous Bullshit You Can't Make Up

Curated via Twitter from Gizmodo’s twitter account….

It’s not immediately clear what sparked Courtney’s decision to announce the bill didn’t have the votes, but Lauren Dake, OPB’s politics reporter, tweeted that “senators were visibly upset. ” It’s indeed possible the senate no longer had enough Democratic votes to pass the bill, but outside groups who helped craft the bill and supported it called bullshit. “Senate President Peter Courtney said on the Senate Floor today there are not the votes to pass HB 2020,” Tera Hurst, executive director of Renew Oregon, said in a statement. “That is in direct contradiction to what 16 Senators told their constituents to their faces in recent days.

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