Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia’s (D-Coachella) is pleased to report AB 197 Climate Equity and Transparency Act passed the Senate on a Floor vote of 23-14. AB 197 brings about greater equity, transparency, and public accountability on future climate change policies. In order for California to remain an economic and environmental leader the state will need to also be a leader on issues related to equity. Without aggressively addressing the health and economic impacts of climate policy on vulnerable populations, the State’s prosperity will be greatly hindered.
El Centro, California - The Imperial County Registrar of Voters office is conducting an electronic survey to collect feedback from Imperial County residents about their recent voting experience during the June 7, 2016 Primary Election. The survey can be accessed online at the County of Imperial’s webpage.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by the death of Gambian opposition member Ibrima Solo Krummah, who reportedly died on August 20 while in government custody. We remain troubled by reports of the Gambian government’s continued mistreatment of detained opposition figures, as evidenced by recent deaths and allegations of torture.
Washington, DC - Back to school, back to the books, back in the saddle, or back in the car for those of us shuttling students to and from school. The new school year means its back to packing lunches and after school snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other children who carry these items to and from home. One ‘back’ you do not want to reacquaint children with, however, is foodborne bacteria.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Supplementing with soluble corn fiber at two critical times in a woman’s life - adolescence and post-menopause - can help build and retain calcium in bone, according to new research from Purdue University.