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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11 May, 2017, 16:26 ET Family Research Council Commends Secretary Perdue's Policy Statement that Reflects Pres. Trump's Religious Liberty Executive Order

Family Research Council offered praise for a new policy statement issued by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue that reestablishes the "Department's...


11 May, 2017, 16:06 ET SCPC Praises Sen. Lamar Alexander's Announcement on Senate Drug Pricing Hearing

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today welcomed this week's announcement by Senate Health, Education, Pension and Labor (HELP) Chairman...


11 May, 2017, 15:54 ET IDFA Welcomes the Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative

The International Dairy Foods Association released the following statement by Michael Dykes, D.V.M., IDFA president and CEO, regarding the...


11 May, 2017, 14:39 ET Elizabeth Holtzman, Former Congresswoman and Author of the Special Prosecutor Statute, Is Available for Comment on the Comey Firing

The following is being released by KentCom LLC: WHAT? Elizabeth Holtzman, who served on the House Judiciary Committee and voted to impeach Nixon,...


11 May, 2017, 14:24 ET Rapoza on Trump Administration's Reorganization of USDA and Elimination of Rural Development Position: Another Devastating Blow to Rural Americans

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced plans for a proposed reorganization that establishes an Under Secretary for Trade and...


11 May, 2017, 14:20 ET OCC Hosts Credit Risk and Operational Risk Workshops in Nashville

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host two workshops at the Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tenn., June 20-21, for directors of...


11 May, 2017, 06:26 ET The Economist Speaks With US President Donald Trump About His Economic Policy And More

US President Donald Trump, along with Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary and Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, sat down...


11 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 11: Salad Days

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SALAD DAYS Profile America — Thursday, May 11th. The summer season...


10 May, 2017, 16:31 ET OTA opposes further delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule

The Organic Trade Association today released the following statement and background in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's delay of...


10 May, 2017, 16:30 ET U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Public Briefing: "Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the Effects on Communities"

On May 19, in Washington, the Commission will hold a public briefing: "Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption and the...


10 May, 2017, 15:04 ET AFGE Statement: Comey Firing Exposes Danger Public-Sector Workers Face from Political Meddling

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement in response to President Trump's...


10 May, 2017, 11:01 ET Centennial Tribute to Honor NASA Langley at CNU Ferguson Center for the Arts

Media are invited to attend an event highlighting the 100th anniversary of NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, through an evening...


09 May, 2017, 15:38 ET Wounded Warrior Project Recommends Improvements to VA's Caregiver Program

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) outlined several recommendations to improve the Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers program in a letter...


09 May, 2017, 11:20 ET SBA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Address at International Entrepreneurship Summit in New York

Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will deliver the keynote address at the first-ever Micro, Small and...


09 May, 2017, 10:00 ET State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies Conducted An Estimated 68,000 Vehicle Pursuits In 2012

General purpose state and local law enforcement agencies conducted an estimated 68,000 vehicle pursuits in 2012 for an average of 186 pursuits per...


09 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 9: Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ASIAN AND PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Profile America —...


08 May, 2017, 18:48 ET MIT to Participate in Live Q&A with International Space Station

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students will participate in a live question-and-answer session with an alumnus astronaut aboard the...


08 May, 2017, 14:47 ET IRLI Releases Obama Justice Department Reprimand of the Southern Poverty Law Center over its "Derogatory" Tactics, "Frivolous Behavior"

Today, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) announced the first-time release of an official letter of reprimand signed by the Obama-era...


08 May, 2017, 13:37 ET SBA and NASBP to Hold Surety Bonding Credit Seminars for Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Surety Guarantees (OSG) and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) are...


08 May, 2017, 13:24 ET Leonard Leo speaks on transformation of Supreme Court and federal judiciary under President Donald Trump at Acton Institute May 11

Federalist Society's Leonard Leo, who has played a crucial role in advising the George W. Bush and Donald Trump administrations on Supreme Court...


08 May, 2017, 11:34 ET U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features: Mother's Day: May 14, 2017

Anna Jarvis organized the first Mother's Day observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia, Pa., on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration...


08 May, 2017, 09:34 ET According to Homeland Security Research Corp. The Quantum Computing Market Will Reach $10.7 Billion by 2024

A recent report by Homeland Security Research Corp. (HSRC) reveals that we are in the midst of a "Quantum Computing Supremacy Race," one that will...


08 May, 2017, 09:20 ET Homeland Security and Public Safety Agencies to Spend $11 Billion on Big Data Surveillance by 2022

According to a recent report by Homeland Security Research Corp. (HSRC), security and public safety organizations are spending large sums of money...


08 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 8: Doctors in the House

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DOCTORS IN THE HOUSE Profile America — Monday, May 8th. What is...


07 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 7: Companionable Animals

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: COMPANIONABLE ANIMALS Profile America — Sunday, May 7th. National...