Imperial Valley News
USDA Announces 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum Speakers, Theme "Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century"
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced speakers for the 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum, "Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century," to be held from Feb. 19-20, 2015, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Va. The forum's plenary speakers and sessions will take a global, modern look at different aspects of today's agriculture industry.
Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder Announce Guidance Package on Providing Quality Education Services to America’s Confined Youth
Alexandria, Virginia - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today announced a Correctional Education Guidance Package aimed at helping states and local agencies strengthen the quality of education services provided to America’s estimated 60,000 young people in confinement every day.
Washington, DC - On any given day, there are over 400,000 children in our nation’s foster care system with over 100,000 waiting to be adopted.
Sacramento, California - The Director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Mark Ghilarducci, has released the following statement about the statewide rain system expected later this week:
Joint Statement on the Establishment of a Compensation Fund for Holocaust Victims Deported from France
Washington, DC - Today, France and the United States have signed an agreement in Washington to establish a compensation fund for those Holocaust victims deported from France who had not been able to gain access to the French compensation program.
Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the final shortlist of design teams for the worldwide Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Support Services solicitation.