Oregon

Oregon Cap-and-Invest Bill Nearing Passage

After nearly a decade of work, Oregon’s high-profile cap-and-invest bill appears to be poised for passage. Last week, lawmakers released what is looking to be the final, 181-page version of the highly anticipated legislation. The new bill includes 84 amendments...

Amended Oregon Cap-and-Trade Bill Unveiled by Lawmakers

After months of public hearings and deliberations, Oregon lawmakers released the highly-anticipated, amended version of the state’s landmark cap-and-trade bill. Sen. Michael Dembrow (D) and Rep. Karin Power (D), the co-chairs of the Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction, released the...

In Oregon, this could be the year for critical carbon pricing legislation

2019 is shaping up to be the year Oregon lawmakers could pass their highly-anticipated cap and invest legislation. Establishing a statewide carbon pricing mechanism has been a perennial topic among Oregon’s legislators for years now, and political momentum heading into...