Imperial Valley News
US Labor Department Awards $7.5M to Fund Research for Improving Geographic Mobility for Workers in Licensed Occupations
Washington, DC - Over one-fifth of the current U.S. workforce is made up of workers in licensed occupations – jobs that require a government license. Current licensing systems, however, can become inefficient, resulting in barriers for workers trying to enter a profession, restricted worker mobility and ultimately impaired economic growth.
Washington, DC - Vice President Joe Biden met with President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci yesterday.
Washington, DC - Friday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions designations for 18 senior Syrian regime officials in response to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-United Nations (UN) Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) reports last year that confirmed the regime’s use of chlorine as a chemical weapon in 2014 and 2015 through an independent and neutral expert investigation. This is the first time the United States is sanctioning specific Syrian officials in connection with Syria’s violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and UN Security Council Resolution 2118.
Los Angeles, California - The Los Angeles Chargers made their first official transaction on Friday, naming Anthony Lynn as the team’s new head coach. Lynn, 48, joins the Chargers after serving as the Buffalo Bills Assistant Head Coach and Running Backs Coach in 2015-16.
Washington, DC - "One of the principal motivations that inspired the creation of the Association of Mature American Citizens was to overturn the Affordable Care Act and return control of healthcare to we the people. The unilateral creation of Obamacare by Democrats in Congress and their ideological leader, Barak Obama, was an overt attempt to put the way Americans care for themselves firmly in the hands of Big Government and it did just that," says AMAC president Dan Weber.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: