Sacramento, California - Today, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia recognized the 2016 Latino Spirit Award Honorees. The Latino Caucus honors Latinos in a variety of categories that range from athletics/sports, to public service and human rights. The Latino Spirit Awards were established by the California Legislative Latino Caucus in 2002 to coincide with our state’s acknowledgement of Cinco de Mayo and to highlight positive role models in the Latino community.

Sacramento, California - As Florida Governor Rick Scott visits the Golden State again this week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today sent him a report on the economic impacts of sea levels and temperatures rising in the Sunshine State and called on him to “stop the silly political stunts and start doing something about climate change” in the following letter:

Washington, DC - The American Psychological Association will engage a variety of audiences during Mental Health Awareness Month in May with the following activities:

Scottsdale, Arizona - Spring means flower buds and blooming trees - and if you're one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. Seasonal allergies - also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis - can make you miserable. But before you settle for plastic flowers and artificial turf, try these simple strategies to keep seasonal allergies under control.

Baltimore, Maryland - Music can make you want to dance, sing and clap your hands, but can it also make you want to learn math? A Johns Hopkins University professor of applied mathematics hopes so.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Thursday released the National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations – Pediatric (Pediatric SAFE Protocol).  The Pediatric SAFE Protocol is a guide for health care providers who conduct sexual abuse medical forensic examinations of prepubescent children, and other professionals and agencies/facilities involved in coordinating with health care providers to facilitate medical forensic care in cases of sexual abuse of juveniles.