Jefferson Exchange | October 1, 2013
10:08 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Measuring The Special Session Accomplishments

While the federal legislature (Congress) struggled with October 1 deadlines, Oregon's governor chose the prior day to call the state legislature into special session on taxes and public pensions. 

The Oregon Capitol building at night
The Oregon Capitol building at night
Credit M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia

As the session started, the outcome was very much in doubt. 

Our Capitol correspondent, Chris Lehman, joins us to talk about the reporter's view of what happened in day one... and a sluggish start to day two.

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