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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Jan 12, 2017, 18:03 ET HENINGER GARRISON DAVIS, LLC Filing Class Action Complaint and Investigating Claims of Fiat Chrysler Emissions Cheating Amid US Government Accusations

The US Justice Department accused Fiat Chrysler today of intentionally failing to disclose software in some of its diesel engine vehicles that...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:55 ET NASA Plans Another Busy Year for Earth Science Fieldwork

NASA scientists are crisscrossing the globe in 2017 – from a Hawaiian volcano to Colorado mountain tops and west Pacific islands – to investigate...


Jan 12, 2017, 13:36 ET CAIR Urges Trump to Drop Franklin Graham from Inauguration Prayers

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


Jan 12, 2017, 13:27 ET Consumer Advocates to Trump: Make GM's CEO Barra First Firing, Remove Her from DOT Panel

Consumer Advocates today called on President-elect Donald J. Trump to make General Motors CEO Mary Barra his first firing and remove her as...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:21 ET OCC Hosts Risk Governance and Compliance Workshops in Miami

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops in Miami at the Miami Marriott Dadeland, February 7-8, for directors of...


Jan 12, 2017, 10:20 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Video With Sexual Assault Advocate

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released A Conversation with Natasha Alexenko, a personal and poignant...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:00 ET New DSST Exams Available to Military and Civilian Students

Prometric, a market-leading provider of test development and delivery solutions, announced two new DSST exam titles - DSST Math for Liberal Arts...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET Expert System announces new CEO for Expert System USA

Expert System (EXSY.MI) today announced that it has appointed Louis Andre as the new CEO for Expert System USA, the Group's North American...


Jan 12, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. News Special Report "Elites Under Siege" Examines the New Political World Order

From the "Brexit" vote to the U.S. presidential election, U.S. News & World Report charts the new political world order in its special report...


Jan 12, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 12: Oatmeal Month

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OATMEAL MONTH Profile America — Thursday, January 12th. Many...


Jan 11, 2017, 16:39 ET ATA CEO Spear Named to Federal Panel on Transportation Automation

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said he was honored to be selected as a member of the U.S. Department of...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:22 ET National Safety Council President & CEO, Deborah Hersman, Appointed to Department of Transportation Committee on Automation

Deborah Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council, has been named by Secretary Foxx to serve on the Department of Transportation...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:15 ET NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2016 Annual Report

The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2016 annual report examining...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:13 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Voices Expectations of President-Elect Trump's Selection for VA Secretary

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today remarked on President-Elect Trump's announcement that he has selected VA Under Secretary...


Jan 11, 2017, 14:49 ET VA Employee Union: Dr. Shulkin 'strong choice' to lead the VA

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to President-elect...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:54 ET MLK Day Offers Americans Opportunity to Unite through Service

As America prepares to celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and the...


Jan 11, 2017, 10:01 ET USDA approves new transitional certification program to foster organic growth

Today, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help guide farmers...


Jan 11, 2017, 00:16 ET "FAIR Responds to Discredited Allegations Repeated by Sen. Blumenthal During the Confirmation Hearing for Jeff Sessions"

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in response to allegations...


Jan 11, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 11: Designated Hitter

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DESIGNATED HITTER Profile America — Wednesday, January 11th. This...


Jan 10, 2017, 17:26 ET CFIF Submits FOIA Requests on Dakota Access Pipeline Decision

Over recent days, the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) has sent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to five government agencies seeking...


Jan 10, 2017, 15:22 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features -- National African-American History Month: February 2017

To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established...


Jan 10, 2017, 15:07 ET SBIR Hall of Fame & Tibbetts Awardees Honored at White House Ceremony

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today inducted Illumina and Atlantia Offshore Limited into the 2017 SBIR Hall of Fame and presented...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:30 ET Remarkable progress made reducing kidney failure from diabetes in Native American populations

Federal data show diabetes-related kidney failure among Native American adults (American Indians/Alaskan Natives) decreased 54 percent between 1996...


Jan 10, 2017, 11:40 ET NWSEO: Northeast's Busiest Airports Operate with Aviation Forecast Office Closures Due to NWS Vacancies

The National Weather Service aviation offices that provide forecasts for New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.'s airspace were closed...


Jan 10, 2017, 10:20 ET NAFSA Opposes Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

In written testimony to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Esther D. Brimmer, executive director and CEO of NAFSA: Association...