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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Feb 13, 2017, 13:39 ET Family Research Council Welcomes Trump Administration's Step toward Reversing Edict Violating Parental Rights and Student Privacy

Family Research Council commended the Trump administration's decision to end the federal government's court battle to overturn a nationwide...


Feb 13, 2017, 12:38 ET U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Health Means Business National Summit, Healthy10 Awards Ceremony

The U.S. Chamber Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will host the Health Means Business National Summit and...


Feb 13, 2017, 10:45 ET Dairy, Ag Groups Urge President Trump to Raise New Canadian Milk Pricing Scheme Issue in Meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

The U.S. dairy sector is urging President Donald Trump to discuss Canada's protectionist milk pricing policy during Monday's meeting with Prime...


Feb 13, 2017, 10:27 ET Engineering Cost Analysis Reveals That President Trump's Border Wall To Cost $8bn-40bn

The recently-signed executive order that calls for the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border to prevent illegal immigration and...


Feb 13, 2017, 10:00 ET American Citizens Abroad, Inc. (ACA) announces changes to approach to Residency-based taxation for Americans overseas

Today ACA announced changes to its baseline approach to transitioning from citizenship-based taxation of Americans abroad to residency-based...


Feb 13, 2017, 08:00 ET COA Applauds Confirmation Of Dr. Tom Price As HHS Secretary

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), I want to express our support for Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of...


Feb 13, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 13: First Public School

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL Profile America — Monday, February 13th. This...


Feb 12, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 12: NAACP

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NAACP Profile America — Sunday, February 12th. One of the nation's...


Feb 11, 2017, 14:00 ET League of Resident Theatres and Actors' Equity Issue Progress Report in Contract Talks

John Pinto, Acting Director of the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement today on behalf of the...


Feb 11, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 11: America's First Hospital

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: AMERICA'S FIRST HOSPITAL Profile America — Saturday, February 11th....


Feb 10, 2017, 16:33 ET Ann Marie Buerkle Elevated To Serve As Acting Chairman of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

https://www.cpsc.gov/content/ann-marie-buerkle-elevated-to-serve-as-acting-chairman-of-us-consumer-product-safety Ann Marie Buerkle, who was...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:21 ET More Clean Air for the Dollar: Clean Diesel Projects Best Choice for Use of VW Settlement Dollars

Clean diesel technology is the best choice for mitigating NOx emissions in the U.S. as part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation...


Feb 10, 2017, 10:00 ET The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Congratulates Tom Price on His Confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of...


Feb 10, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 10: Wise Health Consumer Month

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WISE HEALTH CONSUMER MONTH Profile America — Friday,...


Feb 09, 2017, 15:17 ET More travel complications from U.S. authorities: IRS to revoke Americans' passports for unpaid taxes

It's not just citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries who are facing a U.S.-enforced travel ban. Under new rules, American citizens too could...


Feb 09, 2017, 13:54 ET FDA approves drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Emflaza (deflazacort) tablets and oral suspension to treat patients age 5 years and older with...


Feb 09, 2017, 13:30 ET February Is Low Vision Awareness Month: Apply For A Currency Reader At No Cost To You, If You Have Vision Loss

In observance of Low Vision Awareness Month, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), in partnership with the Library of Congress' National...


Feb 09, 2017, 10:51 ET Federal judge approves consent decree with California dietary supplement distributor, Regeneca Worldwide

A California dietary supplement distributor has been ordered by a federal court to stop selling its products, which were found to contain unsafe...


Feb 09, 2017, 10:29 ET AFGE: Eroding Worker Rights Won't Solve Management Failures

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland...


Feb 09, 2017, 10:07 ET AJC Statement on President Trump's Criticisms of Judicial Branch

AJC is deeply disturbed by the tenor of President Trump's public criticism of federal judges considering the legality of his executive order on...


Feb 09, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 9: House Rules

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: HOUSE RULES Profile America — Thursday, February 9th. On this date...


Feb 08, 2017, 19:36 ET ACLJ On Confirmation Of Attorney General Sessions: "His Commitment To The Rule Of Law Is Extraordinary And Badly Needed In The Department Of Justice"

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said tonight the confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General of the United States...


Feb 08, 2017, 17:51 ET ATA Infrastructure Task Force Meets with Secretary Chao, Congressional Leaders

This week, members of the American Trucking Associations' Infrastructure Task Force travelled to Washington to meet with Transportation Secretary...


Feb 08, 2017, 17:08 ET Tornado Recovery Efforts, Assessments Ongoing at NASA's Michoud

Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts...


Feb 08, 2017, 14:30 ET Census Bureau: 2015 Annual Capital Expenditures Survey

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: Manufacturing was the nation's leading investor in capital expenditures in...