[Oregon] Senate Democrats to bill Republicans $3,500 each for walkout

By The Bulletin SALEM — Senate leaders say they are preparing to invoice 11 Republican senators for fines associated with a June walkout, after determining a plan to dock their pay wasn’t legal. The invoices would total $3,500 for each senator. The total includes $500 per day for seven of the days Republicans refused to show up for a floor session, Oregon Public Media reported . Carol McAlice Currie, a spokeswoman for Democratic Senate President Peter Courtney, said this week bills will be sent to each senator who missed work. “If they refuse to pay, they will be sent through the regular debt… …read more

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