Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber said Wednesday he's calling lawmakers back to Salem for a special session later this month. Under the plan, lawmakers would meet Sept. 30th to consider a package that includes tax hikes and cuts to public pensions.

Salem reporter Chris Lehman joined OBP's Beth Hyams to discuss the upcoming session -- and how public pensions, taxes and other proposals all fit in. Click play above to listen to the conversation.

This story originally appeared on Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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