Imperial Valley News
Community Partners Join Valley’s Assemblymember Garcia on New Immigrant Drivers Licenses (AB 60) Workshop
El Centro, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites interested community members to attend an information session on the new California law (AB 60) that provides undocumented immigrants the opportunity to apply for a driver’s license. The event will be held Thursday, February 19th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the William Condit, IID auditorium in El Centro.
Department of State to Host Ministerial as Part of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism
Washington, DC - The White House is hosting a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism this week to highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence – efforts made even more imperative in light of recent, tragic attacks throughout the world.
Sacramento, California - As U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez helps mediate discussions between dockworkers and port operators, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today called for a quick resolution to the harmful labor impasse impacting West Coast ports and businesses, issuing the following statements:
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I welcome the completion and launch of an 8.5 MW solar installation in Rwanda by Gigawatt Global. This is the first utility-scale solar project to come online under the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance (ACEF) program, which is now an integral part of Power Africa. The project expands electricity generation capacity by more than 6 percent in a country where more than 80 percent of the people live without access to electricity, and is providing enough grid-connected power to supply 15,000 homes.
West Lafayette, Indiana - The biggest cash donation in Purdue University’s history will fund initiatives designed to foster groundbreaking research, expand high-tech job growth throughout Indiana as well as nationally and globally, and enhance opportunities for students.