Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel on March 9 to Paris, France, where he will meet with Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) officials to discuss advancing U.S. economic priorities in the work of the organization.
USS Carl Vinson, at Sea - An all-star line-up of American military, sports and entertainment 'heavy-hitters,' escorted by the United Services Organization (USO), visited on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to say "Thanks" and entertain the crew.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 7, 2015, as Arbor Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cresemba (isavuconazonium sulfate), a new antifungal drug product used to treat adults with invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis, rare but serious infections.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be awarding over $30 million in grants to help schools prepare healthy meals for their children. Twenty-five million dollars in grants will help schools purchase needed equipment to make preparing and serving healthier meals easier and more efficient, and up to $5.5 million will provide additional training for school food service professionals.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Juan Vargas is participating in the 15th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama. The event is taking place March 6-8, 2015 at various landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement. This trip is organized by the Faith and Politics Institute and is comprised of a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from both chambers.