Imperial Valley News Center
Administration Announces Actions To Drive Growth In Solar Energy And Train Workers For Clean-Energy Jobs
Washington, DC - The President is committed to addressing climate change and creating jobs by spurring the deployment of clean sources of energy. Since President Obama took office, solar electricity generation has increased 20 fold, doubling last year alone – just as the cost of solar has continued to fall as a result of investments in research and manufacturing innovation.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The observance of UN International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action on April 4 allows the United States to take pride in its efforts to address the humanitarian impact of these deadly devices on civilian populations around the world.
Washington, DC - Call me (call me) on the line. Call me, call me any, anytime. We were big Blondie fans, but if the lyrics of “Call Me” are any indication, they’re not the best source of information about complying with the Do Not Call and robocall provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule. So we’re turning to FTC attorney Bikram Bandy to get answers to questions that businesses are asking.
More than $4 million for California as USDA Awards Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods
Sacramento, California - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) increase their purchase of fruits and vegetables, including more than $4 million for California.
Sacramento, California - As a second-generation Stanislaus County walnut grower, I can tell you that there are a few things I can count on and a whole lot of things I can’t. For example, I can count on the sun shining about 260 days a year here in the Central Valley. And I can still count on my 83-year-old father to put in a harder day’s work than I do most of the time. Both of those things help our trees grow and our business flourish. I just wish the rain was as reliable.
Washington, DC - Marketers who helped promote a Utah-based home loan modification scheme will be banned from the mortgage relief and debt relief industries under a court settlement resolving charges by the Federal Trade Commission that they violated the law by promoting the loan modification scam, which conned consumers into paying hefty fees for worthless mortgage relief services.