Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Presidential Executive Order Regarding the Omnibus Report on Significant Trade Deficits:
Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2017 as National Child Abuse Prevention Month:
Washington, DC - “American women in every generation have shown extraordinary grit, courage and devotion. Our present generation stands on the shoulders of these titans”
Sacramento, California - AB 18, a California park bond authored by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Water Parks and Wildlife was approved by a 54:19 Assembly vote and will now advance to the Senate.
Washington, DC - Consumers want fuel-efficient vehicles and high-performance sporting goods, municipalities want weather-resistant bridges, and manufacturers want more efficient ways to make reliable cars and aircraft. What’s needed are new lightweight, energy-saving composites that won’t crack or break even after prolonged exposure to environmental or structural stress. To help make that possible, researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a way to embed a nanoscale damage-sensing probe into a lightweight composite made of epoxy and silk.
Sacramento, California - CDFA is in the midst of preparing California’s recommendations for the 2018 Farm Bill. The Farm Bill is renewed every five years and serves as the policy guideline for food and farming in the United States. The legislation touches all of us in numerous ways, as this series of blog posts will explain in greater detail.