Torrance, California - The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a settlement to resolve allegations that Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (Toyota) engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against African-American and Asian/Pacific Islander borrowers in auto lending.  Toyota, based in Torrance, California, is the nation’s largest captive auto lender, and the fifth largest auto lender overall.

San Francisco, California - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with local law enforcement officials and the National Football League (NFL) security team to oversee the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) security operations that will help ensure the safety and security of employees, players and fans during Super Bowl 50.

Seattle, Washington - A former coach at a Seattle private school was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison for transportation with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

El Centro, California - Last week, District 5 Supervisor Ray Castillo, County Executive Officer Ralph Cordova, Jr. and Intergovernmental Relations Director Gary Wyatt met with Imperial County’s federal legislative representatives’ staff and key administrators of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Essential Air Services (EAS) program in Washington, D.C. to discuss significant legislative issues of importance for Imperial County residents and address the need to identify a new air carrier for the Imperial County Airport. 

New York - For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. business-to-business (B2B) commercial channel revenue increased.  Sales in 2015 grew 2.1 percent to more than $72 billion, according to The NPD Group’s Distributor and Reseller Tracking Services. From 2012 to 2015, the U.S. B2B commercial channel market increased at a 4.4% compound annual growth rate, adding $8.7 billion in revenue over that period.

Pensacola, Florida - January 2016 marked the 40th year of the United Services Military Apprenticeship Program, providing sea-service military members with certifications documenting their skills through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).