Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Dr. Raul Ruiz (CA-36) are sending a letter to President Barack Obama this week requesting funding for Salton Sea restoration. The funding includes $1 million for the Salton Sea Research Project, through the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, and $200,000 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ investigation request for restoration projects in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 budget request.
Washington, DC - For most people, January offers a lull after the holidays. But if you’re a tax professional, the busy season just started. Now that figures are flying, the FTC reminds tax preparers, accountants, and others in the industry about the role they can play in fighting back against tax identity theft. Participate in events scheduled for January 26th through 30th – Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week – and consider five timely tips from the FTC.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2015, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the State of California. This day is officially observed this year on Monday, January 19.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has revised the thresholds that determine whether companies are required to notify federal antitrust authorities about a transaction under Section 7A of the Clayton Act. The FTC also revised the thresholds that trigger prohibitions on certain interlocking directorates under Section 8 of the Clayton Act.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified final order settling charges that grocery store operator Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC’s $265 million acquisition of 154 stores from Delhaize America would harm competition in markets in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Bi-Lo Holdings is the parent of the BI-LO, Harvey’s, and Winn Dixie grocery store chains.
Washington, DC - Recently on cable news a little boy appeared to execute two men in Syria. Beside him a thug chants something that is probably related to the Muslim religion. Days before this, men arrogantly stood in the streets in Paris France shouting Islamic religious rhetoric.