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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26 Apr, 2017, 10:43 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May 2017

In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with...


26 Apr, 2017, 09:47 ET New Report: Five Ways the New FDA Commissioner Can Promote Drug Price Competition

As the U.S. Senate looks to confirm Scott Gottlieb, M.D., to run the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new report identifies five policy...


26 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 26: The Son Also Rises

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: THE SON ALSO RISES Profile America — Wednesday, April 26th. The...


25 Apr, 2017, 17:01 ET CFTC Adds 71 Names to Its List of Foreign Entities that Illegally Solicit U.S. Residents to Trade Binary Options and Forex

As part of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) ongoing efforts to help protect Americans from fraud, today the CFTC added 71 new...


25 Apr, 2017, 16:54 ET SBA's Top Resource Partners to be Honored at National Small Business Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration is recognizing the 2017 National Small Business Week resource partner awardees for their achievements in...


25 Apr, 2017, 14:01 ET Newseum Finds "Alternate Understanding" of the First Amendment Among Young Adults

In a new white paper published today, Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that young adults have developed an "alternate understanding"...


25 Apr, 2017, 13:53 ET First 100 Days: Trump Acts, Congress Missing in Action, Says FAIR

As America's leading advocacy and watchdog group promoting immigration reforms that serve the broad national interest, the Federation for American...


25 Apr, 2017, 11:26 ET NATSO Foundation Partners With DHS Blue Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

The NATSO Foundation today announced a new partnership between the NATSO Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Blue Campaign to...


25 Apr, 2017, 10:46 ET FDA takes action against 14 companies for selling illegal cancer treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products...


25 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET Americans and Africans Tackle Critical Challenges Together through Reciprocal Exchange Component of Young African Leaders Initiative

The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce their support of more than 50 Reciprocal Exchange projects in 2017 as part of the...


25 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET American-Made: Companies Created from Federally Funded University Research Fuel U.S. Innovation and Job Creation

As Congress determines the funding levels for the federal science agencies for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, a new report highlights one of the many...


25 Apr, 2017, 02:45 ET Wounded Warriors Forge New Friendships During Soldier Ride in Washington

When Army veteran James Myers first connected with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) three years ago in Hawaii, meeting the president of the United...


24 Apr, 2017, 21:24 ET SBA announces Relaunch of Small Business Technology Coalition

The Small Business Technology Coalition, the go-to resource for entrepreneurs seeking to leverage technology, relaunched today with new partners...


24 Apr, 2017, 20:09 ET U.S. Lumber Industry Applauds Commerce Department Finding of Massive Canadian Subsidies

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced a preliminary determination in response to a petition filed in November 2016 by the...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:48 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Two Statements: Expresses Concern with Immigrants' Access to Justice, and Urges DOJ to Work with Police Departments on Constitutional Policing

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has issued two statements: expressing concern that enforcing immigration detainers in...


24 Apr, 2017, 15:31 ET SBA Administrator to Kick Off National SBIR Conference

U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon will kick off the 2017 National SBIR Conference on May 16 at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:36 ET New York City Investment Firm Named Small Business Investment Company of the Year

Deerpath Capital Management, LP of New York City, has been named the 2017 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year by the U.S. Small...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:30 ET Dispatches from the Front Lines: CDC's Disease Detective Conference

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27,...


24 Apr, 2017, 13:26 ET IRLI Files Brief in 2nd Federal Appeals Court Defending President Trump's National Security Executive Order

The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in an appeal of a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:23 ET NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks STEM Education with President Trump

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, broke the record Monday for cumulative time...


24 Apr, 2017, 11:42 ET No Labels Calls On Congress To Heed Call Of Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus To Keep Government Open With A "Clean" CR

With Congress on the brink of another government shutdown, the co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus this morning released a joint...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:03 ET AFPM Requests Federal Court to Uphold EPA's RFS Waiver Authority

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) participated in oral arguments today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...


24 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET General Dynamics to Support Indian Health Service Mission Needs

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has received an award from the Indian Health Service, an...


24 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 24: Public Health

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PUBLIC HEALTH Profile America — Monday, April 24th. Early America...


23 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 23: First Public School

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL Profile America — Sunday, April 23rd. America's...