Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Today, the Secretary Kerry’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State released the third annual State of Global Partnerships Report, which highlights public-private partnerships in the Department and in embassies around the world. The release coincides with the annual Global Partnerships Week, taking place from March 7-13, 2016.
Speaker Rendon Assigns Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia to the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce
Sacramento, California - State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced his selection of key committee assignments for the 2016 Regular Session today. Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) will remain Chair of Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy; and will still serve on the following key committees: Transportation; Appropriations; and Governmental Organization. New to the Assemblyman’s work load is the Committee on Utilities & Commerce.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel March 11 to Hafar al Batin, Saudi Arabia to meet with senior government officials to discuss a variety of topics, including efforts to resolve the crises in Syria and Yemen, as well as other regional security issues.
Washington, DC - Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, today introduced a new Spanish-language video about imposter scams at the Legislative Summit hosted by the National Association of Hispanic Publishers and the National Newspaper Publications Association.
Washington, DC - It’s hardly a character flaw, but organic transistors—the kind envisioned for a host of flexible electronics devices—behave less than ideally, or at least not up to the standards set by their rigid, predictable silicon counterparts. When unrecognized, a new study finds, this disparity can lead to gross overestimates of charge-carrier mobility, a property key to the performance of electronic devices.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that 33 small businesses have been selected to work directly with DOE national labs to accelerate the transformation toward a clean energy economy. The selected businesses will be afforded access to world-class laboratory resources to help move these innovative ideas and technologies closer to the marketplace.