Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Building on the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and efforts to expand clean energy innovation, the Department of Energy today awarded more than $5 million to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing nuclear engineering degrees and other nuclear science and engineering programs relevant to nuclear energy. The awards include 59 undergraduate scholarships and 32 graduate-level fellowships for students at American colleges and universities.
Washington, DC - From April 18 through 26, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week. This year’s theme, “Find Your Park,” invites people everywhere to be a part of the Find Your Park movement and discover their own unique connections to parks and the programs managed by the National Park Service. Featuring free admission to all parks on April 18 and 19, and exciting activities and programs throughout the week, National Park Week is the perfect time to celebrate America’s 407 national parks and find your park.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "I am pleased that Chairman Hatch, Senator Wyden, and Chairman Ryan have introduced bipartisan legislation to help us negotiate trade agreements that are good for our economy, our businesses, and most importantly for our workers.
El Centro, California - Sheriff Raymond Loera officially announces his Office will be observing National Correctional Officers week for the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office. The week of recognition begins on May 4, 2015 and ends on May 8, 2015.
"Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Our nation’s prosperity and security are linked to the entire world. The introduction of the Trade Promotion Authority legislation today in Congress marks an important step in promoting both of those vital interests at the same time we create jobs at home and markets abroad.
Washington, DC - The United States remains deeply concerned by the ongoing detention, without formal charges or regular access to legal counsel, of youth activists by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At least three youth members of the “Filimbi” movement detained during a peaceful civil society event in the capital Kinshasa have been held since March 15, while at least four members of the “Lucha” organization later detained during a peaceful protest in the North Kivu provincial capital Goma also remain in custody.