Imperial Valley News
ICE announces enhanced oversight and release procedures for custody determinations involving detainees with criminal convictions
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced enhanced oversight and release procedures for custody determinations involving individuals with criminal convictions.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement:
U.S. Department of Education Awards $4.1 Million in Charter School Program National Leadership Grants
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education announced six new grant awards today totaling $4.1 million through the Charter Schools Program (CSP) National Leadership Activities program. These grants will help strengthen charter schools and charter school authorizers, while also improving capacity to serve students with disabilities and English learners. Helping the charter school sector address these key issues is a priority for the Department.
Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands.
Washington, DC - Director of Ford's Theatre Society Paul R. Tetreault and Acting Superintendent of National Mall and Memorial Parks Karen Cucurullo announced the commemorative programming planned forFord's 150: Remembering the Lincoln Assassination, events marking 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865.
President Obama Launches Competition for New Textiles-Focused Manufacturing Innovation Institute; New White House Supply Chain Innovation Initiative; and Funding to Support Small Manufacturers
Washington, DC - Today the President is announcing nearly $500 million in public-private investment to strengthen American manufacturing by investing in cutting-edge technologies through a new, textiles-focused manufacturing institute competition led by the Department of Defense, and by sharpening the capabilities of small manufacturers through Manufacturing Extension Partnership competitions in twelve states.