Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - As communities across the Western United States struggle with one of the worst droughts in over a century, President Obama and his Administration are committed to doing everything they can to help the farmers, ranchers, small businesses, and communities facing the severe impacts.
Washington, DC - On this World Day Against Child Labor, there is a growing consensus and commitment to ending exploitative child labor around the world. More children are in schools today than ever before, because the international community understands that moving children from the workforce to the schoolhouse is a better way to build thriving societies that respect basic human dignity.
Washington, DC - The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) approved an agreement between the IAEA and Kazakhstan to establish a bank of low enriched uranium (LEU) in that country. When it is finally established, the LEU would be owned by the IAEA and the bank operated by Kazakhstan. The LEU would be made available to member states of the IAEA for peaceful nuclear reactor fuel if they could not obtain LEU on the global commercial market.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced new actions and investments to support workers, farmers and rural communities suffering from drought and to combat wildfires, including $18 million for the State of California to provide jobs for workers dislocated by the drought:
Washington, DC - We are concerned about Pakistan's crackdown on international charitable organizations and other NGOs. Save the Children is one of many such organizations that has long operated with transparency and in close coordination with the Government of Pakistan. Save the Children has worked in Pakistan for more than 35 years, carrying out programs in health, education, and food security that reach more than four million children and their families.