Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Building on his remarks in his State of the Union, today the President used his Weekly Address to announce new proposals to provide workers with wage insurance, stronger Unemployment Insurance protections, and support for retraining to get the next job. These proposals are part of the Administration’s broader push to strengthen and modernize our Unemployment Insurance system by closing holes in coverage and strengthening connections to work.
Washington, DC - The President spoke by phone today with President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto to congratulate him on the arrest of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and to review broader security and economic issues.
Washington, DC - President Obama today convened his National Security Council to discuss the intensification of our campaign to degrade and destroy ISIL. The President was briefed on recent progress by Iraqi security forces in taking back Ramadi, and on ways we and our partners in the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL continue to accelerate and integrate the military campaign on all possible fronts in Iraq and Syria.
Washington, DC - The United States is concerned that the electoral environment in Uganda is deteriorating in the run-up to national polls next month.
El Centro, California - Wednesday, January 20, the County of Imperial Area Agency on Aging (AAA) will host a Technical Workshop for the Requests for Proposals (RFP) for both the Senior Congregate Nutrition Service Program and the Home Delivered Meals Service Program. The workshop will run from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the County Administration Building in El Centro.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2016, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the State of California. This day is officially observed this year on Monday, January 18.