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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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:...


Feb 21, 2017, 14:03 ET SOCMA Looks Forward to Continuing Important Work with New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Scott Pruitt, who was confirmed by the Senate as Administrator...


Feb 21, 2017, 13:15 ET Louisiana drug and dietary supplement maker ordered to cease operations due to federal violations

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Robert G. James for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana entered a consent decree of...


Feb 21, 2017, 11:36 ET Keurig Green Mountain Agrees to Pay $5.8 Million Civil Penalty, Improve Internal Compliance for Failure to Report Defective Coffee Brewers

https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2017/Keurig-Green-Mountain-Agrees-to-Pay-5-Point-8-Million-Civil-Penalty The U.S. Consumer Product...


Feb 21, 2017, 03:06 ET Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Most Followed World Leader on Facebook; U.S. President Donald Trump Comes into Power with Massive Following

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Facebook with 40 million followers on his personal page, and U.S....


Feb 21, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 21: First Telephone Directory

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST TELEPHONE DIRECTORY Profile America — Tuesday, February 21st....


Feb 20, 2017, 11:11 ET NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as...


Feb 20, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 20: First Woman D.D.S.

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST WOMAN D.D.S. Profile America — Monday, February 20th. This...


Feb 19, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 19: Engineering Week

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ENGINEERING WEEK Profile America — Sunday, February 19th. Every...


Feb 18, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 18: Oh, Canada

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OH, CANADA Profile America — Saturday, February 18th, February...


Feb 17, 2017, 15:00 ET CAIR Seeks White House Clarification on DHS Proposal to Use National Guard for Immigration Roundups

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on the Trump...


Feb 17, 2017, 14:35 ET New NASA James Webb Space Telescope Art Exhibit Opens to Public

NASA announced the opening of a free new art exhibit inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope at the Visitor Center at NASA's Goddard Space...