The Oregon Legislature is gearing up on two big changes to help the environment, Washington is considering a bigger role in presidential politics and one of the biggest news stories in Oregon history ended this week with a quick signature from a scandal-plagued member of President Trump’s cabinet.

In this week’s episode of “OPB Politics Now”, OPB news director Anna Griffin and OPB political reporters Dirk VanderHart and Jeff Mapes talk cap and trade and plastic straws, plus take a look at ways to make the Pacific Northwest more relevant in the 2020 presidential race.

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