Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the President reiterated that his top priority is to grow the American economy and ensure that every hardworking American has a fair shot at success. It’s because of this commitment that the President has worked to enact smart new trade agreements that level the playing field for our workers, open new markets for our businesses, and hold other countries to the kinds of high standards that Americans are proud to hold ourselves to here at home.
Washington, DC - As communities across the Western United States struggle with one of the worst droughts in over a century, President Obama and his Administration are committed to doing everything they can to help the farmers, ranchers, small businesses, and communities facing the severe impacts.
Washington, DC - On this World Day Against Child Labor, there is a growing consensus and commitment to ending exploitative child labor around the world. More children are in schools today than ever before, because the international community understands that moving children from the workforce to the schoolhouse is a better way to build thriving societies that respect basic human dignity.
Washington, DC - The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved an agreement between the IAEA and Kazakhstan to establish a bank of low enriched uranium (LEU) in that country. When it is finally established, the LEU would be owned by the IAEA and the bank operated by Kazakhstan. The LEU would be made available to member states of the IAEA for peaceful nuclear reactor fuel if they could not obtain LEU on the global commercial market.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced new actions and investments to support workers, farmers and rural communities suffering from drought and to combat wildfires, including $18 million for the State of California to provide jobs for workers dislocated by the drought: