Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Today at the White House, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, and other White House officials hosted 19 companies from across the American economy who are standing with the Obama Administration as founding pledge takers to launch the Fair Chance Business Pledge. The pledge represents a call-to-action for all members of the private sector to improve their communities by eliminating barriers for those with a criminal record and creating a pathway for a second chance.
Washington, DC - The United States commends the Djiboutian people for peacefully exercising their right to vote during their country’s April 8 presidential election.
Washington, DC - Acting Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Arsalan Suleman will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, April 12-15. During his trip, he will offer remarks at the OIC’s Young Leaders Summit about the importance of pluralism, civic engagement, and inter- and intra-cultural dialogue. He will also attend the 13th Islamic Summit Conference of the OIC and discuss U.S.-OIC collaboration and strategic partnerships.
Calexico, California - Sandra Tauler, 56, of Calexico, has been appointed to the California Library Services Board. Tauler has been community services director for the City of Calexico since 2008, where she has served in several positions since 1990, including city librarian and library and cultural arts director.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation - AB 908 by Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) - that expands the state's Paid Family Leave program to help more working Californians care for an ill family member or bond with a new child.