Colorado minimum wage to drop in new year

January 2, 2010


The state’s minimum wage will reportedly fall in the new year. Colorado (WiredPRNews.com) – Colorado’s minimum wage is expected to fall by three cents in 2010. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the decrease will make the state the first in the history of the U.S. to lower the minimum wage. As noted in […]

California Lawmakers Approve Plan for Early Inmate Release

August 22, 2009


The state Senate approves a plan to release thousands of inmates to cut spending costs. Press Release Service – Wired PR News – California lawmakers recently approved a plan that will facilitate the release of thousands of inmates in the state’s prisons. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the state Senate approved a proposal […]

California Seeks to Spark Hollywood Film Production

August 14, 2009


The state is offering incentives to encourage filmmakers to produce movies in Hollywood. Press Release Distribution – Wired PR News – California is taking steps to encourage more filmmakers to bring movies to Hollywood. As reported by Reuters, the state is providing financial incentives that include tax credits for movies produced there, following a significant […]

Some Propose Charging Wealthy Inmates for Prison Room and Board

August 10, 2009


A bill has been introduced to facilitate the charging of wealthy prison inmates for their living expenses. Press Release Service – Wired PR News – Elected officials have proposed charging wealthy state prison inmates for their living expenses while serving time. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the bill introduced by GOP Assemblyman James […]

Cheney Labels Gay Marriage a State Issue

June 2, 2009


The former Vice President discusses his views on gay marriage. Wired PR News – Former Vice President Dick Cheney expressed his beliefs on gay marriage Monday. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Cheney remarked on the issue in a speech to the National Press Club, stating he supported the rights of gay couples to […]

City Fined for Asbestos Violations – Mesothelioma Cancer News

May 25, 2009


OSHA fines Central Point for not providing sufficient protection for workers. Mesothelioma Cancer News (Central Point, Oregon) – State safety officials have fined an Oregon city for not providing protection from asbestos to workers. As reported by the Mail Tribune, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined the City of Central Point $815 […]

Washington to Execute First Person Since 2001 on Friday the 13th

March 13, 2009


The state is preparing for its first execution in eight years. Wired PR News – Washington is set to proceed with its first execution since 2001. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the state is preparing for the execution of 50 year-old Cal Coburn Brown on Friday. Brown detailed to authorities the torture and […]

Courts Hurt By Program Funding Issues

January 28, 2009


Programs that assist poor individuals in the court system are hit hard by tough economic circumstances. Wired PR News.com – Many court based programs for the poor are at risk due to funding cuts brought on by the recession. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the majority of states across the country have budget […]

 
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