Brad Avakian http://nwpr.org en Oregon's Minimum Wage Law Goes Before Senate Panel http://nwpr.org/post/oregons-minimum-wage-law-goes-senate-panel <p></p><p style="border: 0px; margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.5em; font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">Oregon's voter approved effort to link the minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index was the topic of debate at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 23:53:25 +0000 Kristian Foden-Vencil 24321 at http://nwpr.org Oregon's Minimum Wage Law Goes Before Senate Panel Four Oregon Statewide Officials Jointly Take Oath Of Office http://nwpr.org/post/four-oregon-statewide-officials-jointly-take-oath-office <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/01/SWEARING_IN_.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>SALEM, Ore. – Four of Oregon's statewide elected officials jointly took the oath of office Friday. Secretary of State Kate Brown, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum were all re-elected in November.<p>Rosenblum noted that the event was a bit of déjà vu. Sat, 05 Jan 2013 00:54:24 +0000 Chris Lehman 20734 at http://nwpr.org Four Oregon Statewide Officials Jointly Take Oath Of Office Oregon's Minimum Wage Will Go Up In January http://nwpr.org/post/oregons-minimum-wage-will-go-january <p>Oregon's minimum wage will go up 15 cents in January to $8.95 an hour. State Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian made the announcement Monday in Springfield. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:14:01 +0000 Rachael McDonald 15332 at http://nwpr.org