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Poverty-related issues in the news, from the Institute for Research on Poverty

State Minimum Wage – Oregon

Oregon’s nearly $15 minimum wage law tests tiered raises, By Molly Jackson, March 3, 2016, Christian Science Monitor: “Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation Tuesday to make the state’s minimum wages the highest in the country, implementing a gradual, three-tier plan balancing the needs of Oregon’s sharply divided urban and rural areas, an unprecedented model that might address concerns from wage-raise skeptics in other states…”