Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has entered into settlements, pending approval by the district courts, in two cases brought by groups whose tax-exempt status was significantly delayed by the Internal Revenue Service based on inappropriate criteria. The first case, Linchpins of Liberty v. United States, comprised claims brought by 41 plaintiffs, and the second case, NorCal Tea Party Patriots v. Internal Revenue Service, was a class action suit that included 428 members.  Attorney General Sessions released the following statement about the cases:

Washington, DC - Thursday, President Donald J. Trump took action to ensure release of the remaining President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records. Accordingly, the National Archives and Records Administration will make approximately 2,800 records available in full for public access.

Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan, will address representatives from the diplomatic corps at a reception in support of the United States’ bid to host the 2023 World’s Fair on Thursday, at 4:30 pm. Mark Ritchie, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota World’s Fair Bid Committee, will also deliver short remarks. This event will take place at the U.S. Diplomacy Center Pavilion on the 21st Street side of the U.S. Department of State.

Tijuana, Mexico - Young patients, their families and invited guests were treated to a visit with some amazing stories and guests from San Diego Zoo Global at a gathering at the Hospital Infantil de las Californias in Tijuana, Mexico earlier today. This special event served to announce the arrival of a closed-circuit television adventure channel, San Diego Zoo Kids, at the facility.

Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College District residents in Yuma and La Paz counties will notice a savings on their property taxes this year. Residents will see a onetime cost savings of 44.24% on the secondary property tax levy, due to over $2.4 million in reserve funds being applied to tax payer bond obligations.