Lawmakers can now turn their eyes toward next Wednesday when Joe Biden will be inaugurated as president after Donald Trump was impeached by the House for a second time. The Senate won’t take up the impeachment before Trump leaves office.
President-elect Joe Biden names former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power to run the U.S. Agency for International Development, a position Biden says will be elevated in importance under his administration.
President-elect Joe Biden has named the people charged with heading up the transition efforts at different government departments, and the USDA and EPA rosters include a deep slate of Obama administration alums.
The number of people facing hunger is on the rise around the world because of the global COVID-19 crisis, and humanitarian organizations and farm groups are pushing for the Trump administration to boost donations of rice, wheat and other commodities.
Dean Michael Lairmore of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine discussed the bills he’s watching, experts informing the science behind Sacramento policies and the need for veterinarians in natural disasters.