Updated family budget calculator shows Oregon minimum wage falls short

Chatter of a $15 minimum wage has permeated the nation this year, with Bernie Sanders introducing legislation last month to raise the federal minimum wage and Seattle being among the first cities to try a living wage for its citizens.

The Oregon Center for Public Policy recently updated its cost of living figures for Oregon, and it’s pretty clear that $9.25 an hour isn’t even close to cutting it for single adults, let alone adults with children.

Check out the full update here.