Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - NASA, in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Center in San Francisco, will host activities around the March 8 total solar eclipse, including opportunities to talk with solar scientists and live coverage of the eclipse originating from Woleai island in Micronesia.
U.S. Department of Education Names Committee Members to Draft Proposed Regulations for Every Student Succeeds Act
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today named committee members who will draft proposed regulations in two areas of Title I, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This is the latest step in the process of implementing ESSA.
Atlanta, Georgia - CDC is hosting a one-day Zika Action Plan Summit as the nation faces likely local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus in some places in the continental United States. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa are already experiencing active mosquito-borne transmission. The U.S. government has planned this Summit to provide state and local senior officials with the information and tools needed to improve Zika preparedness and response within their states and jurisdictions.
Washington, DC - America is doing a better job of preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), but more work is needed – especially in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest Vital Signs report urges healthcare workers to use a combination of infection control recommendations to better protect patients from these infections.
FEC Cites Friends of Bennie Thompson (MS-02) Committee for Failure to File 12-Day Pre-Primary Financial Report
Washington, DC - The Federal Election Commission cited a campaign committee today for failing to file the 12-Day Pre-Primary Election Report required by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (the Act), for the Mississippi primary election that is being held on March 8, 2016.
Washington, DC - The United States condemns the murder of civil society activist Berta Caceres and calls upon the Honduran government to conduct a prompt, thorough, and transparent investigation and to ensure those responsible are brought to justice.