There were more delays in Salem today over the complex package of bills comprising the so-called grand bargain, which would trim public pensions and raise taxes.
Gov. John Kitzhaber called the special legislative session for Monday, hoping it would last a single day. The session will now stretch into Wednesday.
Late this evening, lawmakers met in a committee to make largely technical changes to the package.
Senate President Peter Courtney, D-Salem, said the five bills on taxes, public pensions, and genetically modified organisms would be moved out of the committee Tuesday night.
House Republican Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, said he's fairly confident lawmakers will vote on the full package on Wednesday.