Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - With the support of the Atlantic Council and through an agreement with the Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft, a German company, a remarkable segment of the Berlin Wall will be delivered to the State Department tomorrow, for installation in the U.S. Diplomacy Center. The installation will occur on the 54th anniversary of the closure of the border from East to West Berlin on August 13, 1961.
Washington, DC - The next session of the annual U.S. - China Human Rights Dialogue will be held August 13-14 in Washington, D.C.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission, together with the Department of Justice’s Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, released the agencies’ 37th Annual Hart-Scott-Rodino Report. The report presents fiscal year 2014 data on the agencies’ HSR Premerger Notification Program. The program allows the agencies to identify and challenge transactions that may substantially lessen competition in violation of federal antitrust laws. Also included in the report is a summary of the agencies’ merger enforcement activities for the year.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has charged a data broker operation with illegally selling payday loan applicants’ financial information to a scam operation that took millions of dollars from consumers by debiting their bank accounts and charging their credit cards without their consent.
Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District is requesting a reduction in energy usage during the critical hours of 1-7 p.m. as hotter temperatures drive energy demand this week.