Thursday, February 25, 2016

Drama at the Capitol: No-show Senate Republicans block floor session

A question buzzed through the Oregon Senate late Wednesday, an hour before a scheduled 5 p.m. floor session: Where are the Republicans?
Staffers spotted empty parking stalls in the Senate garage. They also saw empty desks when walking through the warren of offices where lawmakers do their work. Some Republicans skipped committee hearings. Later, when the floor session started as scheduled, Democrats couldn't help but notice the 12 empty desks.
Read more at Oregon Live