Editorial: Don’t treat minimum wage hikes like wizardry

Raising the minimum wage is not fairy dust. Sprinkling some on doesn’t necessarily mean the working poor are truly better off.But some politicians treat it that way.“Today we can say Oregonians are truly better off,” Gov. Kate Brown said when she signed into law Oregon’s minimum wage increases last year. “SB 1532 is a path forward — so working families can catch up, and businesses have time to plan for the increase. That’s the Oregon

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