Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Obama Administration is committed to taking responsible steps to promote safety, combat climate change, cut energy waste, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Every year, there are roughly 11,000 tire-related vehicle crashes in the U.S. Many of these crashes can be prevented through proper tire maintenance including tire inflation, balance, alignment, and rotation—and understanding tire labels, aging, recalls and complaints. Meanwhile, 232 million passenger cars and light trucks in the U.S. consume about 134 billion gallons of fuel each year.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) issued the following statement today after the Senate Intelligence Committee released the results of its review of the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices:
Office of Art in Embassies Collaborative Engraving Project With Jenny Holzer: Invitation To Submit Text
Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) is pleased to announce its partnership with distinguished American artist Jenny Holzer on a collaborative sculptural project to be featured at the new U.S. Embassy in London, scheduled to open in 2017.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On this day, International Anticorruption Day, the United States reiterates its commitment to working with its partners to combat the scourge of corruption.
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants From Around the World Gather in Washington to Expand English Language Capacity
Washington, DC - More than 400 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) from over 50 countries will gather for a workshop in Washington, D.C., December 11-13, to explore ways to increase English language globally.
U.S. Department of State Ranks in Top 3 of 2014 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Rankings
Washington, DC - Today, the Partnership for Public Service released the results of the 2014 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, placing the Department of State 3rd overall, up from 4th in 2013. Among the 19 large federal agencies, the Department of State scored particularly highly in several categories, including: innovation, employee-skills mission match, and strategic management. State Department leadership is pleased the positive feedback from our employees has ranked us in the top five for the past three years, and in the top 10 since 2005.