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Question of the day for House Majority Leader and what to expect in the Jan. 23 edition of The Trib.

We asked Oregon House Majority Leader Barbara Smith Warner, D-Portland, to finish this sentence: "The 2019 session will be successful if…"

Her response:

"The 2020 legislative session will be successful if we are able to address Oregon's most persistent challenges in order to build a better future for all Oregonians. Oregonians expect us to rise above the gridlock that is paralyzing national politics and threatens to do the same here at home. I am committed to doing the hard work for our state. That means taking action to reduce our carbon emissions and make investments in communities that are already experiencing the impacts of climate change, working to make sure every Oregonian has a safe place to call home, and continuing to level the playing field for working Oregonians and small businesses. While the issues are numerous, we are more committed than ever to leading the way."

Rep. Barbara Smith WarnerRep. Barbara Smith Warner

Party: Democrat

District: 45

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1445

Capitol Address: 900 Court St NE, H-295, Salem, OR 97301

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The next issue of the Portland Tribune hits stands Thursday, Jan. 23:

• Democrats unveil their cap-and-trade proposal.

• Both sides take aim at a bill to address gun violence with a focus on suicide and stolen weapons.

• A judge gives the green light to citizen-backed initiatives to address greenhouse gases, in the event the Legislature can't.

• What does the city of Portland want out of the 2020 Legislature?

• The Tribune's editorial board asks: Will lawmakers address the opt-out rules for vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles?

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