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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May 29, 2020, 12:15 ET U.S. Postal Service Provides Recommendations for Successful 2020 Election Mail Season

Today the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) released a letter that is being sent to local and state election officials and state party officials around the...


May 26, 2020, 17:30 ET Cigna Commends The Administration On Helping To Drive Prescription Drug Affordability For America's Seniors

Global health service company Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) issued the following statement to support efforts made by the Administration and the...


May 26, 2020, 16:57 ET NIIMBL is Awarded $8.9M from NIST for High-Impact Manufacturing Projects to Respond to Pandemic

Today, the National Institute for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing (NIIMBL) announces that they have received $8.9 million from the U.S. ...


May 20, 2020, 13:30 ET Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Benefits Livestream with VA Undersecretary Dr. Paul Lawrence

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hosted a livestream about the challenges veterans are experiencing as the COVID-19 pandemic affects Department of...


May 19, 2020, 18:35 ET USDA, FDA Strengthen U.S. Food Supply Chain Protections During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have been working around...


May 06, 2020, 12:55 ET NASA TV to Air Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Nearly three months after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station, Northrup Grumman's...


Apr 30, 2020, 10:59 ET NASA, Partners Launch Virtual Hackathon to Develop COVID-19 Solutions

NASA, ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) are inviting coders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers,...


Apr 27, 2020, 16:27 ET U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Preliminary Results in Twelfth Administrative Review of the Antidumping Order on Steam Activated Carbon from China, Says Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced its preliminary antidumping margins calculated in connection with the twelfth annual administrative...


Apr 23, 2020, 16:19 ET NASA Interns to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students participating in NASA internships will have an opportunity next week to talk with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station....


Apr 21, 2020, 16:22 ET AANA Partners with 24 Organizations to Ensure Access to Quality Patient Care

(AANA)—In a letter today to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has partnered...


Apr 15, 2020, 14:45 ET U.S. Postal Service Tops List Again as Americans' Favorite Federal Government Agency

Americans' opinion of the U.S. Postal Service remains highly positive, according to the results of a new survey. The Pew Research Center survey...


Apr 13, 2020, 15:41 ET U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for comment on proposed revision to regulation governing possession of firearms

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today published in the Federal Register a request for comments on a proposed revision to its regulation...


Apr 09, 2020, 20:45 ET Nation's Public Health Leaders Urge President Trump to Use All Available Authorities to Quickly Produce Testing Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment

"We urge President Trump and the Administration to utilize all existing authorities to require American corporations to expand or retool their...


Apr 01, 2020, 12:20 ET Thousands Apply to Join NASA's Artemis Generation, #BeAnAstronaut

More than 12,000 people have applied to join NASA's next class of astronauts, demonstrating strong national interest to take part in America's plans...


Apr 01, 2020, 11:04 ET DOD Issues Fourth 5G Request for Prototype Proposal for Dynamic Spectrum Sharing Testbed, Enhancement & Applications

The US Department of Defense (DOD) today unveiled a 5G Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) calling for industry input into technology development...


Mar 31, 2020, 15:36 ET CMS Suspends Supervision Requirements for CRNAs

(AANA)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has temporarily suspended physician supervision requirements for Certified Registered Nurse ...


Mar 31, 2020, 13:12 ET CSI expresses concern over "Joint Statement" on Syria, urges review of impact of economic sanctions as coronavirus strikes

Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a Christian human rights organization, has written to United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...


Mar 30, 2020, 13:25 ET Nation's Mayors Urge President Trump to Fully Enforce the Defense Production Act

Today, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to fully enforce the Defense Production...


Mar 27, 2020, 20:47 ET ASTHO Statement on Easing Public Health Measures Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Michael Fraser, chief executive officer of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), issued the following statement today in ...


Mar 25, 2020, 18:09 ET CDC's successful Tips From Former Smokers® campaign returns

A new round of straightforward ads kicks off the ninth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) ...


Mar 24, 2020, 14:10 ET AANP Urges Governors to Eliminate Regulatory Roadblocks that Prevent Nurse Practitioner from Treating Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic AANP President: "It's more urgent than ever that Governors lift these barriers"

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, representing America's 290,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), is calling on the nation's governors to...


Mar 23, 2020, 19:34 ET COVID-19 Response: Electric Power Industry Closely Coordinating With Federal Partners

The nation's investor-owned electric companies, public power utilities, and electric cooperatives are working together to protect the energy grid and ...


Mar 19, 2020, 11:22 ET Ad Council, along with White House, CDC, HHS and Major Media Networks, to Launch National PSAs in response to Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ad Council is working in collaboration with the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Mar 17, 2020, 15:32 ET CME Group Statement on U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Proposal to Shorten Trading Hours

In response to U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's comments today regarding the possibility of shortening financial market hours to address high...


Mar 12, 2020, 11:51 ET SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President's address to the nation: "The President took...