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UPDATE: Senate Democrats respond to Courtney’s speech saying cap and trade doesn’t have the votes

(Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) SALEM — A controversial climate bill that caused a standoff between Democrats and Republicans, prompting Republicans to flee the state, could maybe have been resolved with a simple floor vote. House Bill 2020 doesn’t have enough support among Democrats to pass, Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, said[Read More…]