Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks with the media Monday at the Capitol in Salem. Brown said Monday that she’s ready to use her executive power to lower carbon emissions following a political crisis in which Republican state senators fled the state for more than a week to thwart climate legislation. (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman)

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks with the media Monday at the Capitol in Salem. Brown said Monday that she’s ready to use her executive power to lower carbon emissions following a political crisis in which Republican state senators fled the state for more than a week to thwart climate legislation. (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman)

Oregon governor ready to take lead on divisive climate plan

Follows a nine-day Republican walkout that derailed landmark climate legislation.

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