Republican senators disappear from Capitol after negotiations over cap-and-trade flop

Protestors gather outside the Capitol, objecting to legislation that would impose limits on pollution and increase costs for some industry. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

UPDATE: Gov. Kate Brown directs Oregon State Police to return missing senators to the Capitol. The Senate decides to fine missing senators $500 a day starting Friday.

SALEM — For the second time . . .

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