Bill asks Ore. to raise minimum wage to $15

Some lawmakers are pushing Oregon to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour.

They voiced support Wednesday for House Bill 2009 and Senate Bill 332.

Oregon's minimum wage currently sits at $9.25.

Advocates for increasing it, like Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), say $9.25 is simply not enough money for thousands of people to make a living.

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