Imperial Valley News
Calexico, California - Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) and the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee held an oversight hearing today in Calexico, which focused on California's role in managing the recovery efforts of the New River. The hearing is part of the Assembly's investigation into binational river water quality issues as well as ensuring border communities, especially disadvantaged communities, are not left behind in water quality restoration efforts.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited the Central African Republic March 17-19, 2015, her third visit there since December 2013.
Sacramento, California - Recognizing campuses of the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and California Community Colleges that are expanding access to higher education by improving outcomes, the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education today announced the winners of a total of $50 million in awards.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s $4 billion acquisition of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. would likely be anticompetitive.
Washington, DC - Italy, Saudi Arabia, and the United States on March 19-20 co-led the inaugural meeting of the Counter-ISIL Finance Group (CIFG) in Rome, Italy. Representatives from 26 countries and several multilateral organizations met to agree on an Action Plan to further their understanding of ISIL’s financial and economic activities, share relevant information, and develop and coordinate efforts to combat ISIL’s financial activities.