Sluggish recovery — Opinion

Oregon’s government puts out some interesting reports, including a recent study examining the struggles rural counties, including Baker, have had in recovering from the Great Recession of 2007-09.

Trouble is, we’re not sure the state’s leaders are reading these informative analyses.

The study we cited above, “The Employment Landscape of Rural Oregon,” shows that rural counties have struggled in particular to replace higher-wage jobs lost during the recession.

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