Imperial Valley News Center
Brawley, California - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas congratulates Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. in Brawley, California for receiving $691,667 in federal grant funding. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $101 million in Affordable Care Act funding for 164 community health care centers throughout 33 states. This funding is to ensure the delivery of vital health care services to various communities in the country.
Director General Chacon Congratulates State Department Employees Named as 2015 Service to America Medal Finalists
Washington, DC - Director General Arnold Chacon is pleased to announce that two Department of State employees, Bridget Roddy and Edward Ramotowski, and a Department of State detailee, Jacob Moss, have been named as finalists of the 2015 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, a national awards program that honors the achievements of federal employees.
Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry announced yesterday that the United States plans to provide $5 million to promote justice and accountability in South Sudan, pending Congressional approval. Many South Sudanese have long urged that those responsible for the crimes that have been committed in South Sudan during the current, tragic conflict must be held accountable in order to break the cycle of violence and revenge and build a stable, lasting peace.
FTC Puts Conditions on Merger of Auto Parts Suppliers ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
Washington, DC - Two of the world’s largest auto parts suppliers, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., have agreed to divest TRW's linkage and suspension business in North America and Europe, to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their proposed $12.4 billion merger would likely harm competition in the North American market for heavy vehicle tie rods.
William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to Host "New Directions for Fulbright: Insights from Fellows in the Field"
Washington, DC - The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), in cooperation with the National Geographic Society, will host a public discussion as part of its 267th quarterly meeting, “New Directions for Fulbright: Insights from Fellows in the Field,” on Thursday, May 7, 2015, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. EDT at National Geographic (1600 M Street, NW, in Washington, DC).
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 19th session of the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue will be held on May 7 in Hanoi, Vietnam. U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will lead the U.S. delegation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for International Organizations Vu Anh Quang will lead the Vietnamese delegation.
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