“The majority of Oregon’s Republican state senators are prohibited from running for re-election as a result of their repeated boycotts of legislative sessions last year.” Good. Legislators are elected to legislate, not obstruct.

Discussion  2 comments

Nick Vance

Historical context from someone who lives in Oregon: GOP state senators have been blocking common sense changes to address climate change and other important issues by boycotting to prevent legislative quorums despite having a minority of seats. This change to prevent their re-election was passed with wide bipartisan support in a state ballot measure. TBD on if their replacements show up for work though.

Tim Erskine

Senate minority leader said, “But more importantly, we are deeply disturbed by the chilling impact this decision will have to crush dissent.” So, Tantrum = Dissent. Um, OK.

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