Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The names of this year’s World Food Prize honorees will be announced at the 2016 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony, where The Honorable Gayle E. Smith, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, will deliver keynote remarks. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Kurt Tong will host the event, to be held Tuesday, June 28, at 11:00 a.m. at the Benjamin Franklin Room of the U.S. Department of State.
Palo Alto, California - Secretary of State John Kerry: " Greg, thank you very much. Thank you for – I don’t know where you’ve gone off to. But thank you for your extraordinary personal leadership. Greg has been the head of a bank – the Silicon Valley Bank, that is the only bank dedicated to technology, to innovation, and to entrepreneurs. And it has racked up a remarkable record over the years, and we are very, very grateful to you for being a sponsor, and to the other sponsors who are here.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Statement on Bipartisan Passage in Congress of Toxic Substance Control Act that Preserves Critical California Environmental Protections
San Francisco, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today released the following statement, after the bipartisan passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act in the U.S. Congress, reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) to limit the number of dangerous chemicals in our environment.
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced her support for two legislative proposals, Senate Bill 1157 and Assembly Bill 1597, that would help individuals reintegrate into their communities and avoid return to custody.
Washington, DC - While we are still awaiting more details on the legislation, it is clear that once again, Republicans have put political games ahead of the health and safety of the American people, particularly pregnant women and their babies.
As the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Begins in Silicon Valley, New Announcements to Support Inclusive Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Home
Washington, DC - On Friday, President Obama will speak at the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), bringing together over 700 entrepreneurs from every corner of the globe—and from all across America. Entrepreneurship is a fundamental American value, and it is also a force that has the ability to unlock opportunity for people globally. GES is a reflection of the U.S. Government’s commitment to utilizing entrepreneurship as a foundational tool to build more economically prosperous, secure, and globally connected communities around the world.