Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States is the world’s technological leader in the development and deployment of military Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). As other nations begin to employ military UAS more regularly and as the nascent commercial UAS market emerges, the United States has a responsibility to ensure that sales, transfers, and subsequent use of all U.S.-origin UAS are responsible and consistent with U.S. national security and foreign policy interests, including economic security, as well as with U.S. values and international standards.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after a federal judge in Texas blocked a series of executive actions on immigration reform:
Sheriff Loera nominated Mrs. Gaylla Finnell for the Volunteer of the Year with the American Jail Association
El Centro, California - Sheriff Raymond Loera nominated Mrs. Gaylla Finnell for the Volunteer of the Year with the American Jail Association (AJA). AJA notified Sheriff Loera that Mrs. Finnell was chosen as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for AJA and will represent Imperial County.
West Lafayette, Indiana - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that heart disease killed more than 611,000 Americans in 2013, and was the leading cause of death in the nation.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will meet at 2 p.m. on February 18, in the U.S. Department of State’s Treaty Room for a signing ceremony to launch a joint air quality program at select U.S. diplomatic missions overseas.
Washington, DC - Increasing its commitment to help those affected by the crisis in Syria, the United States is providing an additional $125 million in humanitarian assistance to the UN World Food Program (WFP), which feeds nearly six million Syrians and refugees from Syria every month. The announcement was made today by Jeremy Konyndyk, Director of USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and Kelly Clements, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, in Geneva, Switzerland.