June 12, 2013
GOV. JOHN Kitzhaber talks to reporters May 15 at the state Capitol in Salem about the state budget. Talks about raising new tax revenue and reforming the public employee pension system have now reached an impasse in the Senate and House.
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Impasse stalls movement on spending plans SALEM — The Oregon Senate delayed a vote on a $6.55 billion funding package for schools Tuesday because it was clear it wouldn’t pass — the latest wrinkle in a budget impasse that shows no sign of breaking.