Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Using background checks to screen tenants? Or maybe your company provides those background checks to landlords? Make sure you’re complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The FTC’s new guidance for landlords and for tenant background screening companies can help.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I am pleased to congratulate the people of Mauritania on the 56th anniversary of your nation’s independence.
Energy Department Announces Nearly $25 Million to Enable Innovative Electrical Motors Used in Manufacturing
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced nearly $25 million for 13 projects aimed at advancing technologies for energy-efficient electric motors through applied research and development. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Next Generation Electric Machines projects will address the limitations of traditional materials and designs used in electric motor components by cost-effectively enhancing their efficiency, improving their performance, and reducing weight.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Shoppers sitting down at their computer to take advantage of online sales are helping the environment, said a Purdue University professor.
Alexandria, Virginia - New research released by the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) indicates the reliability of international mail systems remains a challenge for many (non-military) U.S. citizens attempting to vote from overseas. The amount of time it takes for election materials to travel between an election office and a voter living overseas has long been a challenge for absentee voters. The quality of a foreign country’s postal system affects the time it takes for a ballot to be transmitted and returned.
Rochester, Minnesota - Research shows that eating a heart-healthy diet can decrease your risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke. Mayo Clinic experts say the same may hold true for your brain. Eating right may impact the disease process behind Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.