Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Today’s announcement represents a bold effort by leaders of states and provinces across three continents and seven countries to combat a defining challenge of our time. And it reflects the recognition that fighting climate change is a job for all of us.
Washington, DC - The United States condemns today's mortar attack on the Russian Embassy compound in Damascus, a facility protected by international law.
Washington, DC - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) Issued the following statement about the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program which would have gone into effect today as part of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action:
West Lafayette, Indiana - The Center for Global Trade Analysis based at Purdue University released the latest version of its GTAP Data Base of worldwide economic transactions Tuesday (May19).
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia formally submitted a request to Senate and Assembly leadership today to increase the State’s After School Education and Safety Program (ASES) funding by $54 million in 2015/2016 and raise the daily rate from $7.50 per student to $8.50 per student. The funding request would allow the programs to keep their doors open and deliver expanded learning activities to low-income students.
Sacramento, California - California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a first-of-its-kind agreement with international leaders from 11 other states and provinces, collectively representing more than $4.5 trillion in GDP and 100 million people, to limit the increase in global average temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius – the warming threshold at which scientists say there will likely be catastrophic climate disruptions.
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