FIRST AIRED: June 21, 2019

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

We've got more news

Get our editor’s daily email summary of what’s going on in the world.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Replay Program
0:00
0:00
More Info

COMING UP:Share Opener Variant 3

×

Transcript

00:00:00
I need you the legislature needs you , the people of Oregon need you a plea from Oregon Senate president Peter Courtney twill Levin Senate Republicans who'd gone a wall Courtney even went to the governor asking that she sent state troopers to bring his colleagues back the GOP senators hadn't shown up in the chamber on Thursday as part of an effort to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that meant Democrats were unable to move forward on the bill Senate rules require a quorum at at least twenty members to be present for votes to be taken negotiations over the state's climate change bill that seeks to reduce organs greenhouse gas emissions have been acrimonious Republican senator Bryan bow quest has said of state police come for him they should quote send bachelors income heavily armed the governor Kate brown says the police are committed and ready I am confident that our Oregon state police can do their jobs their tactical and operations information will be available shortly Senate Republicans who are in the minority have few options to block the bill there walk out is an attempt to run out the clock until the legislative session ends on June thirtieth but the governor has already vowed to call a special session the first week of July if lawmakers don't show up