Imperial Valley News
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Announce New Whole of Government Initiative, Let Girls Learn
Washington, DC - Today, the Obama Administration announced that it is expanding its efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and complete school through an initiative called Let Girls Learn.
Guatemala City, Guatemala - The Presidents of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén; Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina; Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández; and, the Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden, met in Guatemala City on March 2-3, 2015, with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss the important commitments which will accelerate the implementation of the Plan for the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America.
Indio, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites business owners to attend a workshop on the California Competes Tax Credit he is hosting tomorrow, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The workshop is presented by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a clean Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today:
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead a delegation of U.S. government officials to the Investment and Entrepreneurship Conference in Tunis, Tunisia this week.
U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Initiatives to Give Local Workers a Boost in Federal Investments
Los Angeles, California - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today a proposal for a new pilot program that will explore new ways to make it easier for states and cities to hire local residents for transportation projects. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Birmingham Mayor William Bell joined the Secretary for the announcement.