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The governor has directed multiple agencies to reduce carbon emissions.
Republican lawmakers jumped on the governor’s choice to travel by plane.
That could have an impact on a major statewide race.
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Groups say they’ll still put for change in the short session, but failing that they’ll pursue two ballot measures that are no filed with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office.
Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, a retired nurse from Gresham, Oregon, was the quiet vote that caused Senate Democrats to concede the cap-and-trade bill.