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Good pay’s link to prosperity tenuous


February 23, 2016


If raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour is so good for Oregon state economics, then why stop at $15? Why not $20, $25,or even $35 an hour?

The state of Oregon could be the most prosperous in the nation.

Since we already have the highest minimum wage in the nation, why are we rated the 45th most prosperous?

Jeanie West

Sweet Home


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