Imperial Valley News
United States Congressman Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty to Causing the Filing of a False and Fraudulent Tax Return
Earlier today, United States Congressman Michael Grimm pleaded guilty at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, to aiding and assisting the preparation of a false tax return. Since 2011, Grimm has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives representing New York’s 11th Congressional District, which includes the borough of Staten Island and parts of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City.
Chicago, Illinois - The Justice Department today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Education, alleging that the board discriminated against pregnant teachers at Scammon Elementary School by subjecting them to adverse personnel actions, including termination in some instances, after they announced their pregnancies. According to the complaint, these adverse personnel actions were in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming - Commercial and non-commercially guided snowmobiles and all types of snowcoaches may now travel from the park’s East Entrance over Sylvan Pass to Fishing Bridge Juction.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States warmly welcomes that announcement today of an agreement among Northern Ireland's political parties, facilitated by the U.K. and Irish governments.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Marketers Settle FTC Charges That They Used Deceptive Ads In Promoting Products for Mole and Wart Removal, Anti-Aging and Weight Loss
Washington, DC - Two companies that market skin care and weight-loss products must stop making false or unsubstantiated deceptive claims about their products, under settlements resolving charges in two separate cases brought by the Federal Trade Commission.