Chef José Andrés habla sobre los 100 millones de dólares que le ha dado Bezos, sus nuevos restaurantes y su labor filantrópica | Forbes España

José Andrés, renombrado chef y filántropo, asume roles duales como líder de la organización sin fines de lucro World Central Kitchen (Premio Princesa de Asturias de la Concordia 2021), conocida por su trabajo en la entrega de alimentos a raíz de desastres naturales y humanitarios, y como cocinero y propietario de ThinkFoodGroup, un grupoo de… Continue reading Chef José Andrés habla sobre los 100 millones de dólares que le ha dado Bezos, sus nuevos restaurantes y su labor filantrópica | Forbes España

Cynthia Jasso-Rotunno, Small Business Administration, Associate Administrator, Office of Communications & Public Liaison

Ms. Jasso-Rotunno has been selected to serve as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL), of the U.S. Small Business Administration. In this role, Ms. Jasso-Rotunno serves as a Senior Executive providing executive oversight, management, direction, and leadership to OCPL operations and has the principal responsibility for developing and implementing effective… Continue reading Cynthia Jasso-Rotunno, Small Business Administration, Associate Administrator, Office of Communications & Public Liaison

Western cities’ water shortages show we have little time to waste

https://lasvegassun.com/news/2021/jul/25/western-cities-water-shortages-show-we-have-little/ A tractor tears dried dirt on land that was unplanted this year due to the water shortage on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in Tulelake, Calif. This summer for the first time ever, hundreds of farmers along the California-Oregon border who rely on irrigation from a depleted, federally managed lake aren’t getting any water from… Continue reading Western cities’ water shortages show we have little time to waste

Biden-Harris Administration Provides $100 Million to Rural Health Clinics for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach in Their Communities to Increase Vaccinations

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided nearly $100 million to rural health clinics across the country to support outreach efforts to increase vaccinations in rural communities. The funds will go to more than 1,980 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) who will use these resources to develop and implement additional vaccine confidence… Continue reading Biden-Harris Administration Provides $100 Million to Rural Health Clinics for COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach in Their Communities to Increase Vaccinations

USDA Announces July 2021 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

https://www.fsa.usda.gov/news-room/news-releases/2021/usda-announces-july-2021-lending-rates-for-agricultural-producers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for July 2021, which are effective July 1. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or expand their farming operation, purchase equipment and storage structures, or meet cash flow needs. Operating,… Continue reading USDA Announces July 2021 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

Federal Infrastructure Investments and Latino Communities

Thank you for registering for the Federal Infrastructure Investments and Latino Communities policy session. Below are the access details for the session; be sure to add this event to your calendar. Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – 2:15 PM ETFederal Infrastructure Investments and Latino CommunitiesJoin here: us02web.zoom.us/j/83339074656

Watch Infrastructure Discussion, Wed, July 28th at 2:15 PM ET & Fighting the Wave of Disenfranchisement Bills at NHCSL Spring Meeting Session

As of May 2021, 48 states had introduced 389 bills to restrict voting rights. So far, 18 states have enacted these restrictions into law and Texas may become number 19. Last month, we discussed Fighting the Wave of Disenfranchisement Bills during our Spring Meeting. In case you missed it, you can now watch it on our YouTube channel by… Continue reading Watch Infrastructure Discussion, Wed, July 28th at 2:15 PM ET & Fighting the Wave of Disenfranchisement Bills at NHCSL Spring Meeting Session

FYI: Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Committee Hearing on USDA Nominees Xochitl Torres Small and Robert Bonnie

Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Committee Hearing on USDA Nominees Xochitl Torres Small and Robert Bonnie WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing to consider the nominations of Xochitl Torres Small… Continue reading FYI: Senators Stabenow, Boozman Announce Committee Hearing on USDA Nominees Xochitl Torres Small and Robert Bonnie

Californians scramble for fresh water as taps, wells run dry

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/california-farmers-scramble-for-fresh-water-as-taps-wells-run-dry The severe drought across the Western U.S. is already causing long term problems, exacerbated by the warming atmosphere driven by climate change. As William Brangham reports from California’s San Joaquin Valley, the demand for water has threatened the drinking supply for hundreds of thousands of rural residents — including the farmers who grow a… Continue reading Californians scramble for fresh water as taps, wells run dry