Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
Washington, DC - Seven Mongolian leaders, including the Minister of Population Development and Social Protection, members of Parliament, and leaders of disability rights organizations, will spend two weeks in the United States exploring the legal and regulatory framework that supports the rights of persons with disabilities. This two-way Professional Fellows On-Demand exchange program will allow the delegation to draw on the experiences, challenges, and lessons learned from the disability rights movement and government agencies in the United States as the Government of Mongolia seeks to develop a comprehensive disability rights law.
Washington, DC - President Obama will host Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall for a meeting in the Oval Office on Thursday, March 19. The Vice President will join the meeting.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the VenaSeal closure system (VenaSeal system) to permanently treat varicose veins of the legs by sealing the affected superficial veins using an adhesive agent.
Washington, DC - Once you’re subject to an FTC order, if you do not comply with its provisions, there are consequences in addition to any you face for deceptive or misleading practices. Violation of an order can pave the way for civil penalties. This week, the Commission filed a complaint against Lou Lentine, the president and owner of Viatek Consumer Products Group, charging him and his company with making unsubstantiated representations about their insect repellent product - even though Lentine is under order in a previous FTC case.
Washington, DC - U.S. Science Envoy Dr. Arun Majumdar will travel to Poland February 21-28 in support of President Obama’s initiative to strengthen the United States’ science and education relationships overseas. Dr. Majumdar will meet with representatives from the scientific, academic, and business communities to discuss innovation, advanced technology research and development, and look for ways to advance U.S.-Poland energy research collaboration.