Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Before we start making New Year’s resolutions for 2017, let’s assess last year’s pledges. In announcing Operation Collection Protection, a coordinated federal-state-local initiative to take on illegal debt collection practices, we made two promises: 1) to continue our commitment in the courtroom, if necessary; and 2) to foster close working relationships with law enforcement partners across the country. Here’s what we have to report.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Barack Obama and the American people, I send warmest wishes to the people of Myanmar on the occasion of your independence day on January 4.
USDA’s “MyPlate, MyWins” Helps Americans Turn Resolutions into Real Solutions for Healthy Eating in the New Year
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) has launched a New Year’s campaign to help Americans turn their resolutions into real solutions for healthy eating in 2017. This campaign is supported by new and existing MyPlate, MyWins resources available on ChooseMyPlate.gov, which are designed such that Americans can decide where to start on the journey to healthy eating.
Washington, DC - In his December 28, 2016 Remarks on Middle East Peace, Secretary of State John Kerry presented the Administration’s view on the broad consensus that has emerged regarding principles for a final status agreement that could meet the needs of both sides, reflecting the Secretary’s efforts and discussions with the parties and key stakeholders over the past four years.
IID Board of Directors recently approved income guideline changes for its 2017 customer assistance programs
Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors recently approved income guideline changes for its 2017 customer assistance programs.
El Centro, California - Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors will host a Swearing In Ceremony for the incoming Supervisor-elect Luis Plancarte (District 2) and re-elected Supervisors Michael Kelley (District 3) and Ryan Kelley (District 4) in El Centro. After taking the oath of office, the Board is expected to select a new Chairman and Vice-Chair for the 2017 calendar year. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Board Chambers in the Administration Building.