Imperial Valley News
San Francisco, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today met with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka in San Francisco, where the Czech Republic became the latest signatory to the Under 2 MOU climate agreement - a global pact among cities, states and countries to limit the increase in global average temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education sent proposals to the committee working on proposed regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The proposals focus on the issues being negotiated: Title I, Part A assessments, and the requirement that federal Title I-A funds supplement, not supplant, state and local resources.
Chicago, Illinois - Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) today announced it has entered into an agreement for a $250 million investment from Atairos, an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses across a wide range of industries. In connection with the investment, Michael Angelakis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atairos, will join Groupon's Board of Directors.
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid Pacific Region announces Jeff Rieker as the Deputy Operations Manager for its Central Valley Office in Sacramento.
Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that they can quickly check the status of their tax return and refund through “Where’s My Refund?” on IRS.gov.
Washington, DC - As part of her Reach Higher initiative, Mrs. Obama will deliver the commencement addresses at Jackson State University in Jackson, MS ; Santa Fe Indian School in Santa Fe, NM and City College of New York in New York, NY. These mark the final commencement addresses Mrs. Obama will deliver as First Lady.