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Pushing for $15 an Hour is the Most Dominant Legislative Discussion As the state legislature began to gather for its session, Governor Kate Brown announced a six-year plan to steadily raise minimum wage in Oregon—and, in doing so, struck the dominant chord for upcoming conversations about law-making in the state.

Two Thousand Signatures Down, Only 120,000 Left to Go On July 17, the campaign to raise Oregon’s minimum wage to $15 an hour delivered 2,000 signatures to Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins. That’s enough to get the proposal a title and move the campaign one step closer to being on