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 05, 2017, 15:51 ET After Years of Protest and Boycott by APWU and Allies - The Deal Between the U.S. Postal Service and Staples to Sell Postal Services Ends

The U.S. Postal Service announced in a letter to the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO that the deal between the U.S. Postal Service...


Jan 05, 2017, 13:41 ET CAIR Opposes Confirmation of Sen. Sessions as Attorney General

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


Jan 05, 2017, 12:05 ET Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to make final public address at National Press Club, Jan. 11

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will speak at a National Press Club newsmaker and take questions on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11:00 a.m. In his final...


Jan 05, 2017, 11:03 ET NATSO Tells Department of Transportation Expanding Commercial Services at Rest Areas Hurts Business

Expanding commercial services at rest areas, including vending, threatens consumers, small business and localities by undercutting the...


Jan 05, 2017, 10:48 ET President Obama's SBA: Smart, Bold, Accessible

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet, today released her...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:35 ET New University Research Center to Test Boundaries of Smart Transportation in New York City and Beyond

The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected a research consortium led by the New York University Tandon School of Engineering to become the...


Jan 05, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 5: Minimum Wage

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: MINIMUM WAGE Profile America — Thursday, January 5th. The business...


Jan 04, 2017, 15:42 ET Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners: U.S. Exporting Firms Tables

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: This release combines 2012 Survey of Business Owners (SBO) data with the...


Jan 04, 2017, 13:38 ET NASA Selects Two Missions to Explore the Early Solar System

NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system – a time...


Jan 04, 2017, 11:51 ET NASA Assigns Upcoming Space Station Crew Members

NASA is assigning veteran astronaut Andrew Feustel and first-flight astronaut Jeanette Epps to missions aboard the International Space Station in...


Jan 04, 2017, 11:22 ET 25,000-Signature Goal Set For Petition Asking President-Elect Trump To Stop DEA's War On Kratom

Less than three weeks remain for supporters of kratom to sign the petition at www.PetitionTrumpForKratom.com urging President-elect Donald Trump to...


Jan 04, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 4: Precious Bodily Fluids

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PRECIOUS BODILY FLUIDS Profile America — Wednesday, January 4th....


Jan 03, 2017, 16:48 ET NASA Selects Mission to Study Black Holes, Cosmic X-ray Mysteries

NASA has selected a science mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and...


Jan 03, 2017, 16:19 ET Indiana Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: "Civil Rights and the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Indiana"

The Indiana Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report following a series of panel discussions on school...


Jan 03, 2017, 15:47 ET Hoffa: USTR Nominee Lighthizer May Signal Positive Change In Future U.S. Trade Policy

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the nomination of Robert Lighthizer for USTR by...


Jan 03, 2017, 15:24 ET Animal Health Community Collectively Redefines Antibiotic Use on the Farm

Today, the FDA announced the full implementation of new policies redefining how antibiotics are used to treat food-producing animals....


Jan 03, 2017, 13:19 ET NASA to Hold Media Call for Discovery Program Announcement

NASA will discuss the results of its latest Discovery mission selection during a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 4. The...


Jan 03, 2017, 12:31 ET Updated: HHS's Burwell to Defend Obamacare at Jan. 9 NPC Luncheon

Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will discuss consequences of potential Affordable Care Act repeal at a National Press Club...


Jan 03, 2017, 10:00 ET National Institute of Justice Studies Parallels Between "Lone Wolves" and Mass Murderers

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today released its latest product from NIJ's Research and Evaluation Program...


Jan 03, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 3: The Eyes Have It

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: THE EYES HAVE IT Profile America — Tuesday, January 3rd. Many...


Jan 02, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 2: States of Intoxication

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: STATES OF INTOXICATION Profile America — Monday, January 2nd. When...


Jan 01, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 1: Ellis Island Opens

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ELLIS ISLAND OPENS Profile America — Sunday, January 1st. The place...


Dec 31, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 31: New Year's Eve

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NEW YEAR'S EVE Profile America — Saturday, December 31st. On this...


Dec 30, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 30: Old Acquaintance

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: OLD ACQUAINTANCE Profile America — Friday, December 30th. As a year...


Dec 29, 2016, 15:23 ET Census Bureau: Quarterly Survey of Public Pensions: Third Quarter 2016

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: This report provides national summary data on the revenues, expenditures and...