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18 Apr, 2017, 16:14 ET National Small Business Week 2017 to Kick-off in the Nation's Capital

National Small Business Week 2017 kicks off at the end of this month with an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. where national award...


18 Apr, 2017, 15:05 ET The Latino Coalition on the Federal Communications Commission Wireless Spectrum Auction

The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the...


18 Apr, 2017, 14:13 ET Teamsters: 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order Benefits U.S. Jobs, Production

The Teamsters Union supports today's signing of the 'Buy American and Hire American' Executive Order by President Donald Trump. The initiatives...


18 Apr, 2017, 12:26 ET Census Bureau Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: The 2016 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections provides a...


18 Apr, 2017, 10:38 ET National Marrow Donor Program®/Be The Match® Disappointed CMS IPPS Proposed Rule Does Not Address Reimbursement Barriers for Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Transplants

National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®, which operates the nation's Be The Match Registry® of potential adult volunteer marrow donors...


18 Apr, 2017, 10:05 ET CSRA Wins $58 Million Contract to Support the EPA's High Performance Computing Systems

CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) today announced that it has secured a $58 million contract with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). CSRA will support...


18 Apr, 2017, 09:04 ET El National Park Service y la National Park Foundation lanzan Parks 101, revelando historias que nunca habías escuchado sobre los parques nacionales, en celebración de la Semana del Parque Nacional

Resulta que los parques nacionales abarcan mucho más de lo que pensabas. Conjuntamente con la Semana del Parque Nacional de este año, que se...


18 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 18: First Tax on Cigarettes

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST TAX ON CIGARETTES Profile America — Tuesday, April 18th. This...


17 Apr, 2017, 15:59 ET NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities

This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 20-21, to engage the...


17 Apr, 2017, 14:06 ET Prostate Cancer Community Responds To New Recommendation For Prostate Cancer Testing

Today, a coalition of 16 physician and patient groups responded to the Draft Recommendation Statement on Prostate Cancer Screening issued by the...


17 Apr, 2017, 12:48 ET Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation Wins SBA's 2017 Jody C. Raskind Lender Award

The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization serving women entrepreneurs, is the...


17 Apr, 2017, 12:14 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Earth Day: April 22, 2017

April 22, 2017 , marks the 47th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural...


17 Apr, 2017, 11:26 ET National Park Service and National Park Foundation Launch Parks 101, Uncovering National Park Stories You've Never Heard Before To Celebrate National Park Week

Turns out there's a lot more to national parks than you thought. In conjunction with this year's National Park Week from April 15 through 23, the...


17 Apr, 2017, 08:38 ET Medical Groups Unite in Support of Science

As the world's leading organizations representing clinicians, laboratory researchers, and physician-scientists committed to improving patient care,...


17 Apr, 2017, 06:18 ET (ISC)2 Announces 2017 U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Award Finalists

(ISC)2® ("ISC-squared") today announced the finalists for its 14th annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards (GISLA®)...


17 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 17: First Laundromat

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST LAUNDROMAT Profile America — Monday, April 17th. For urban...


16 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 16: Child Labor

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHILD LABOR Profile America — Sunday, April 16th. Children have...


14 Apr, 2017, 14:35 ET Watch World's First Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world's first live 360-degree stream of a rocket...


14 Apr, 2017, 13:52 ET FCC Grants NYU WIRELESS Early 'Program Experimental License' for Cutting-Edge Work Throughout The Radio Spectrum

This year many mobile carriers are launching early services for 5G — the next generation of wireless that promises speeds 10 to 100 times faster...


14 Apr, 2017, 10:55 ET 2020 Census Quarterly Program Management Review

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold its quarterly 2020 Census Program Management Review on April 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium at Census...


14 Apr, 2017, 09:06 ET NASA Scientist to Discuss 'NASA's Fermi Opening a Window on the Extreme Universe' at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free talk called "The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope: Opening a Window on the Extreme Universe" with NASA's Dr....


14 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 14: Assigned Seating

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ASSIGNED SEATING Profile America — Friday, April 14th. The...


13 Apr, 2017, 16:28 ET Mismanagement at DC VA Hospital is 'Unconscionable' Says VA Union

In response to the preliminary report from the Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of the Inspector General regarding the Washington, DC...


13 Apr, 2017, 16:15 ET Defense Associations meet with Secretary of Defense Mattis for Joint Government/Industry Discussions

Three major defense trade associations met with Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the offices of the Aerospace Industries Association...


13 Apr, 2017, 15:15 ET Four Reasons Not to Put Off Signing up for a "my Social Security" Account

As many as 1 in 3 Americans have nothing saved for retirement. Many hope Social Security will cover all their costs once they retire. But for a...