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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Aug 22, 2016, 18:19 ET Auto Dealers Seek to Raise $2 Million for Dealership Families Displaced by Louisiana Flooding

 Peter Welch, president of the National Automobile Dealers Association, and Annette Sykora, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:27 ET SBA Partners with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine PETERSEN to Launch $2.1 Million in Entrepreneurship Training and Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

The leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and microlender Justine PETERSEN today announced the...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:26 ET Family Research Council Statement on Judge's Rebuke of Obama's Overreach on Bathrooms

Yesterday, Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking the Obama...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:25 ET NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing

 On Sept. 1, two NASA astronauts will spacewalk outside the International Space Station for the second time in less than two weeks. NASA...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:24 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for U.S. Cargo Ship Departure from International Space Station

 After delivering almost 5,000 pounds of supplies, experiments and equipment – including a docking adapter for future American commercial...


Aug 22, 2016, 14:14 ET FDA allows marketing of first-of-kind computerized cognitive tests to help assess cognitive skills after a head injury

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of two new devices to assess a patient's cognitive function immediately after a...


Aug 22, 2016, 13:12 ET News Re-Advisory TODAY: SBA, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine Petersen Announce Historic Partnership to Deliver Entrepreneurship Training and Access to Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

 Today, the leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Justine Petersen will announce a...


Aug 22, 2016, 12:58 ET FDA Consumer Health Information: Contact Lens Solutions With Hydrogen Peroxide: To Avoid Injury, Follow All Instructions

If you wear contact lenses, the way you clean them can affect your vision and health. Following instructions and taking note of product warnings...


Aug 22, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 22: Soaps and Sprays

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SOAPS AND SPRAYS Profile America — Monday, August 22nd. Two...


Aug 21, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 21: Lawyering Up

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: LAWYERING UP Profile America — Sunday, August 21st. The...


Aug 20, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 20: First Licensed Radio Station

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST LICENSED RADIO STATION Profile America — Saturday,...


Aug 19, 2016, 15:54 ET City-County Opioid Task Force Continues Work

Continuing its work to battle the devastating toll of opioid abuse across the country, the National City-County Task Force on the Opioid...


Aug 19, 2016, 14:31 ET MEDIA ALERT: Malware Expert, Jake Williams, will Discuss Shadow Brokers -- Theories and Technical Implications -- During his Keynote Address at SANS Chicago

In light of this week's Shadow Brokers' leak of NSA files, a keynote change will take place at SANS Chicago. Keynote speaker Jake Williams will...


Aug 19, 2016, 14:03 ET MONDAY: SBA, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine Petersen Announce Historic Partnership to Deliver Entrepreneurship Training and Access to Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

On Monday, August 22nd, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Justine Petersen will announce a...


Aug 19, 2016, 12:37 ET AFGE Applauds Ruling Affirming Bathroom Rights for Transgender Workers

The largest union of federal government employees is applauding the federal government's announcement that transgender federal workers must be able...


Aug 19, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 19: First Catalog

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST CATALOG Profile America — Friday, August...


Aug 18, 2016, 15:25 ET Federal Correctional Officers Praise DOJ Decision to End Use of Private Prisons

 American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. and AFGE Council of Prison Locals President Eric Young...


Aug 18, 2016, 14:39 ET FDA approves expanded indication for two transcatheter heart valves for patients at intermediate risk for death or complications associated with open-heart surgery

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved an expanded indication for the Sapien XT and Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valves for patients...


Aug 18, 2016, 13:12 ET Pennsylvania Department of State steps up voter education efforts

 Pennsylvania Department of State today launched a voter education push aimed at increasing voter registration and participation in the...


Aug 18, 2016, 10:55 ET Today's Photo ID Laws Are Yesterday's Beans in a Jar [VIDEO]

 The following is a post by Augusta Y. Thomas, the National Vice President for Women and Fair Practices at the American Federation of...


Aug 18, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 18: Women's Right to Vote

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE Profile America — Thursday, August...


Aug 17, 2016, 14:00 ET Demand for Legacy System Modernization Sustains 5-Year Federal IT Outlook, According to Deltek Report

According to a recent report from Deltek, federal IT spending will decline from $99.8 billion in FY 2016 to $98.3 billion in FY 2021, as agencies...


Aug 17, 2016, 13:00 ET Aluminum Association: New Truck Rule Recognizes Aluminum as Mass Reduction Solution to Boost Fleet Fuel Economy

New regulations that will boost the fuel economy of the nation's medium and heavy-duty truck vehicle fleet recognize the importance of mass...


Aug 17, 2016, 12:52 ET Battleground State Women Voters Want Action on Social Security, Candidate Positions as Crucial Program Has 81st Birthday

At a forum on Social Security today, AARP leaders released results of a new poll of likely battleground state likely women voters age 50 and over...


Aug 17, 2016, 11:28 ET Leading National Trade Association for Industrial Hemp Products Issues Response to Joint USDA & DEA Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp

The Hemp Industries Association has issued a response to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food...