Federal Executive Branch & Agency Find up-to-date releases regarding the administrative activities of the federal executive branch of government. This category includes information about federal government agencies such as the Small Business Administration, the Import-Export bank, the IRS, the United States Census, various safety agencies and many more. Also included is news about education, environmental, budget, tax, economic and other policy developments and responses to policy decisions from community and industry activists.

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15:26 ET House Bill 464 Seeks To Strengthen Patient Choice In Georgia

Rep. Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs), along with Rep. Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman), Rep. Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin), Rep. Chuck Martin (R-Alpharetta)...


14:38 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Expresses Concern Over Executive Orders Promoting Religious and National Origin Discrimination

Today, by majority vote, the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights expressed deep concern that recent Executive Orders – in particular, 13768 and 13769...


11:43 ET NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin's X-Plane Design for a Quieter Supersonic Jet

Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the...


09:09 ET Federal Social Innovation Fund Celebrates $1 Billion Milestone

As part of the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) week, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering...


09:00 ET NASA to Hold Media Teleconference Today on Study to Add Crew to First Orion, Space Launch System Mission

NASA will discuss plans for an ongoing study to assess the feasibility of adding a crew to Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of...


00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 24: Family Jewels

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FAMILY JEWELS Profile America–Friday, February 24th. A baby boy,...


Feb 23, 2017, 17:30 ET FDA clears test to help manage antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infections and sepsis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if...


Feb 23, 2017, 16:27 ET FDA allows marketing of test to identify organisms that cause bloodstream infections and provide antibiotic sensitivity results

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the PhenoTest BC Kit, performed on the Pheno System. This is the first test to...


Feb 23, 2017, 14:34 ET NASA Invites Media to Next Test of Orion Spacecraft Parachutes

NASA is inviting media to attend a test of the Orion spacecraft's parachutes on Wednesday, March 8, at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground in...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:33 ET Free, Official Sources to Find Unclaimed Money

Does the government owe you money? There might be unclaimed funds or property waiting for you from savings or checking accounts, wages and...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET U.S. Chamber and MetLife Team Up to Support and Celebrate America's Small Businesses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife (NYSE: MET) today announced a new multiyear collaboration to elevate the voice of America's small business...


Feb 23, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 23: Car Insurance

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CAR INSURANCE Profile America — Thursday, February 23rd. Car...


Feb 22, 2017, 16:19 ET NASA Establishes New Public-Private Partnerships to Advance U.S. Commercial Space Capabilities

NASA is partnering with eight U.S. companies to advance small spacecraft and launch vehicle technologies that are on the verge of maturation and...


Feb 22, 2017, 15:33 ET Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Public Meeting: "Civil Rights and Police Practices in Minnesota"

The Minnesota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will convene a public meeting to examine the state's implementation of...


Feb 22, 2017, 14:37 ET ITC Denies Relief to USW Members Making Truck and Bus Tires despite Chinese Dumping and Subsidies

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission, by a vote of 3 to 2, denied...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:29 ET National Institute Of Justice Supports Advancements In DNA Technology Accuracy

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced the findings of research that will substantially improve...


Feb 22, 2017, 13:26 ET NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:46 ET LISC taps $1.3 million Social Innovation Fund grant to support three Pay for Success models

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has selected three social services agencies developing Pay for Success (PFS) programs focused on...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:42 ET Telligen Chosen to Provide Support for Small Practices in CMS Quality Payment Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a contract to Telligen to help small practices in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and...


Feb 22, 2017, 07:00 ET Trump Transition Communications Director Bryan Lanza Joins Mercury

Mercury, a leading global, bipartisan public strategy firm, announced today the addition of Bryan Lanza, Communications Director for President...


Feb 22, 2017, 06:00 ET Watch veterans and service members sharing their experiences with TBI recovery

Jennifer, a military spouse, spoke up when she noticed symptoms in her husband, Army Sgt. 1st Class Bradley Lee. Former Air Force Staff Sgt. Tina...


Feb 22, 2017, 04:55 ET Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

Today, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics...


Feb 22, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 22: Early Presidential Radio

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: EARLY PRESIDENTIAL RADIO Profile America — Wednesday, February...


Feb 21, 2017, 22:19 ET FMCS Statement on Negotiations Between Honeywell Aerospace and United Auto Workers Locals 9 & 1508 (South Bend, IN & Green Island, NY)

John Pinto, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement today regarding the mediation...


Feb 21, 2017, 17:15 ET US Citizens to the President: "What To Do About Undocumented Immigrants? Stop Making So Many!"

Responding to the Trump administration's expansion of expedited removal policies, American Families United President Kimberly Anderson was blunt:...