Imperial Valley News
Additional Visa Restrictions Against Human Rights Abusers, Individuals Responsible for Public Corruption, and Their Family Members in Venezuela
Washington, DC - Ignoring repeated calls for change by governments, respected leaders, and groups of experts, the Venezuelan Government has continued to demonstrate a lack of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, attempting to stifle dissent by prosecuting political activists and cracking down on peaceful protests, which were triggered by deteriorating security, economic, social, and political conditions.
Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden (USDA) has announced more than $18 million in grants to educate, mentor, and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers. The grants are available through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), which was authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill).
Sacramento, California - An additional portion of Santa Clara County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of multiple psyllids in and around the City of San Jose.
Washington, DC - The President's 2016 Budget is designed to bring middle class economics into the 21st Century. This Budget shows what we can do if we invest in America's future and commit to an economy that rewards hard work, generates rising incomes, and allows everyone to share in the prosperity of a growing America.
Washington, DC - The recent Imperial Valley News article about a lawsuit filed against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is misguided and wrong. The HSUS is the nation’s leading animal protection organization, with a strong presence in Oklahoma, where we investigate animal cruelty, support law enforcement and local groups, and advocate for enhanced legal protections for animals. Pruitt’s attempts to strong-arm The HSUS are nothing more than politically-motivated fishing expeditions against us.
Los Angeles, California - A breakthrough by a team of researchers from UCLA, Columbia University and other institutions could lead to the more precise transfer of information in computer chips, as well as new types of optical materials for light emission and lasers.