KATU: Knute Buehler donates $5K to Stand With Our Senators PAC
Capital Press: Timber families take last stand against climate bills at Oregon Capitol
Knute Buehler, the GOP nomination for Governor in the 2018 election, donated $5,000 to a political action committee supporting the Republican senators who walked out on the legislative session.
KATU: Paper mill workers concerned with long-term effects of cap and trade bill
Timber families, truckers and others representing rural industries — more than 300 in all — assembled at the Oregon Capitol Wednesday to protest House Bill 2020, also known as cap and trade, which they say will crush their industries and leave many of them jobless.
Workers at one of the Pacific Northwest's largest paper mills are worried Oregon's cap and trade bill will mean job loss and industry downsizing in a field that is already seeing cuts and companies moving overseas.