Economic development

Economic development
Seattle raises minimum wage to $15
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Monday, June 02, 2014

The Emerald City now holds the nation's highest minimum wage at $15 per hour.

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UO report: Portland, Eugene economies expanding beyond normal pace
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Friday, May 30, 2014

The University of Oregon's Regional Economic Indexes show the Oregon metro areas have fared well in recent months.

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Greenbrier lands $1B railcar leasing deal
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Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Lake Oswego railcar-maker entered an alliance that calls for Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance to acquire a portfolio of $1 billion in leased railcar assets.

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Advocates for minimum wage increase rally at Portland City Hall
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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Protestors are advocating for an increase in the minimum wage to $15.

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Oregon gained 15,000 jobs
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The two-month increase was the largest since November-December 2005, but the state's unemployment rate remains unchanged at 6.9%.

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