Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the start of the UN Electoral Observation Mission to Burundi (MENUB) on January 1. We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as it once again becomes a stand-alone entity within the UN system.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Camille Wagner as legislative affairs secretary in the Office of the Governor, replacing Gareth Elliott, who has served in that role since 2011. Elliott will pursue opportunities in the private sector, and last week was appointed to the University of California Board of Regents by the Governor.
Washington, DC - Dan Weber, President of the Association of Mature American Citizens issued the following statement regarding the measure passed today by the House as part of its rules package (H. Res. 5) for the next two years:
Sacramento, California - A portion of Madera County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of one ACP northeast of the City of Madera, in the Madera Lake area.
Washington, DC - The United States condemns today’s attack on the Police Academy of Sana’a and the senseless murder and injury of Yemeni citizens, many of whom sought to undertake public service and protect the Yemeni people. We express our sincere condolences to the victims and their families.
The U.S. - Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research; Foreign Service Officer Exchange Program; and Educational Exchange Programs
Washington, DC - In May 2013, U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the formation of the Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research under the auspices of the U.S. – Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue. The Bilateral Forum seeks to build prosperity in the region; to foster the mutual understanding between both countries through program exchanges addressing student mobility, academic exchange, research, and innovation in areas of shared interest; and to contribute to the competitiveness and economic development of the region.