Oregon Legislature in turmoil as Senate Republicans threaten to bolt from Capitol

Loggers rally outside of the Capitol on Wednesday to protest cap and trade. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

SALEM — The Oregon Legislature is mere days away from having to close up shop.

But uncertainty has permeated the Capitol for the past couple of days as Senate Republicans threaten to stop proceedings over a landmark environmental policy.

If the 11 Republican senators decide not . . .

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