The Oregon House of Representatives on Monday approved a bill to boost readiness for oil spills from trains, advancing legislation whose years-long delay revealed the strong influence of corporate money in Oregon politics.

California and Washington took similar action years ago.

House Bill 2209, which passed by a 56-3 vote, still needs to pass the state Senate.
– PUB DATE: 6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Portland Oregonian, Hillsboro Argus, Oregon Live.com
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