Covid outbreak shuts Oregon Capitol House down

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Statesman Journal reports that the House floor will be suspended for two days, possibly more;

“A person who was on the floor of the Oregon House of Representatives last week has tested positive for COVID-19, House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, announced Monday.The House will not meet for previously scheduled floor sessions Monday night or Tuesday as a result. Those who appeared to be in close proximity to the person are being contacted and the House is coordinating with public health officials about when a safe return to the floor would be possible.”

House Committees will continue to operate as they are conducted online.

The Idaho Legislature closed the entire Session for two weeks.

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