Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom will travel to California January 8-9 to attend the U.S. Global Development Lab Advisory Group Board Meeting with USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, and participate in technology outreach meetings at Google and Andreessen Horowitz. The Lab seeks to advance a science and technology-based approach to development, creating a new global marketplace of innovations to help end extreme poverty by 2030.
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the start of the UN Electoral Observation Mission to Burundi (MENUB) on January 1. We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as it once again becomes a stand-alone entity within the UN system.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Camille Wagner as legislative affairs secretary in the Office of the Governor, replacing Gareth Elliott, who has served in that role since 2011. Elliott will pursue opportunities in the private sector, and last week was appointed to the University of California Board of Regents by the Governor.
Washington, DC - Dan Weber, President of the Association of Mature American Citizens issued the following statement regarding the measure passed today by the House as part of its rules package (H. Res. 5) for the next two years:
Sacramento, California - A portion of Madera County has been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of one ACP northeast of the City of Madera, in the Madera Lake area.
Washington, DC - The United States condemns today’s attack on the Police Academy of Sana’a and the senseless murder and injury of Yemeni citizens, many of whom sought to undertake public service and protect the Yemeni people. We express our sincere condolences to the victims and their families.
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