Canvassers were going door-to-door in Hood River County earlier this month, seeking signatures for a recall effort against Republican Sen. Chuck Thomsen just as the coronavirus pandemic was starting to take off in the U.S.
The effort to recall Sen. Chuck Thomsen has collected “a few hundred” signatures in its first week, according to petitioner Lara Dunn of Hood River.
A recall effort has been filed taking aim at removing Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, from office. The cause: The GOP walkout.
Nearly a dozen Republicans in Oregon's Democratically-controlled state Senate walked out during a floor vote on an environmental bill on Monday, the latest skirmish in a long-running inter-party fight that's roiled the statehouse.
Republicans in the Oregon Senate fled the Capitol on Monday to stop Democrats’ bill to cap greenhouse gas emissions after the plan cleared a legislative budget committee earlier in the day.
For the second consecutive legislative session, Senate Republicans have walked out of the Oregon Capitol to block passage of a greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade bill.
Six days after they went AWOL to sabotage a bill to curb carbon emissions in Oregon, 11 lawmakers are still hiding out -- in the latest, and weirdest, flashpoint in the U.S. divide over climate change.