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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03:11 ET Three New Crew Members on Voyage to International Space Station

Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the...


Dec 15, 2017, 16:12 ET NASA Announces 2018 BIG Idea Challenge Finalists

NASA, in partnership with the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), has whittled down to five finalist teams its selections for the final phase of...


Dec 15, 2017, 15:52 ET Teamsters Chastise NLRB For Overturning Earlier Joint Employer Ruling

The Teamsters Union today denounced a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision handed down last night in Hybrand Industrial Contractors Ltd....


Dec 15, 2017, 12:14 ET NASA Sends New Research to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

An experiment in space manufacturing and an enhanced study of solar energy are among the research currently heading to the International Space...


Dec 15, 2017, 09:53 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new FDA efforts to support more efficient development of targeted therapies

In recent years, the medical community has experienced a shift in the way health care is practiced. Rather than focusing solely on how to treat an...


Dec 14, 2017, 13:21 ET Statement: Restoring Internet Freedom Order to Bring Increased Investment and Innovation to American Mobile Networks

In response to the today's FCC vote to pass the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, removing Title II regulations, the following statement should be...


Dec 14, 2017, 13:00 ET Children with Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age

Most children born with microcephaly – small head size for age – and evidence of congenital Zika virus infection face severe health and...


Dec 14, 2017, 11:53 ET SBA Approves Over $1 Billion in Hurricane Irma Disaster Loans To Florida Residents and Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that over $1 billion in low-interest disaster loans has been approved for Florida businesses and...


Dec 13, 2017, 14:30 ET PCMA Highlights How PBMs Reduce Costs and Improve Quality

Testifying today before the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark...


Dec 13, 2017, 12:10 ET Over 82,000 Say "No" to Slaughtering Chickens Even Faster

A coalition of animal welfare, consumer safety, and worker rights organizations announced today that more than 82,000 concerned members of the...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:43 ET FDA launches new tool for sharing information that allows doctors to better manage antibiotic use; improve patient care

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing a new approach to get critical updates regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs to...


Dec 12, 2017, 16:38 ET SWAPA Thanks the Administration for Talks with Qatar and the UAE

The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) thanks the Administration for initiating talks with Qatar and the UAE to ensure a level playing...


Dec 12, 2017, 13:00 ET Gateway Rehab's CTC will continue operations at Erie and Braddock

Gateway Rehab's independent correctional division Community Transitions Centers (CTC) announced that it would maintain its operations at Braddock...


Dec 12, 2017, 11:49 ET NASA Establishes Advisory Group for National Space Council

NASA has established a new advisory group on behalf of the National Space Council that will represent the expertise, interests and perspectives of...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:27 ET FDA approves first drug for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, a rare disease formerly known as the Churg-Strauss Syndrome

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Nucala (mepolizumab) to treat adult patients with eosinophilic...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:13 ET Washington Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut on Space Station Today

Students from nine school districts in Port Orchard, Washington, will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the...


Dec 12, 2017, 10:02 ET FDA warns companies for promoting alternatives to street drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to the marketers and distributors of Legal Lean Syrup, a drink, and Coco...


Dec 12, 2017, 00:00 ET Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority Opposes Repealing Net Neutrality, Survey Finds

Overwhelming bipartisan majorities oppose the plan that the Federal Communications Commission will consider this Thursday, December 14, to repeal...


Dec 11, 2017, 16:41 ET New Space Policy Directive Calls for Human Expansion Across Solar System

President Donald Trump is sending astronauts back to the Moon. The president Monday signed at the White House Space Policy Directive 1, a change...


Dec 11, 2017, 13:41 ET NASA Provides Coverage of Today's Space Policy Directive Signing

NASA Television and the agency's website will provide live coverage of the Space Policy Directive – 1 signing ceremony at the White House at 3 p.m....


Dec 11, 2017, 12:56 ET FDA approves Admelog, the first short-acting "follow-on" insulin product to treat diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Admelog (insulin lispro injection), a short-acting insulin indicated to improve control in...


Dec 11, 2017, 10:33 ET FDA launches public education campaign to encourage adult smokers trying to quit cigarettes

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an adult smoking cessation education campaign aimed at encouraging cigarette smokers to quit...


Dec 08, 2017, 16:48 ET Trump DOT To Airline Passengers: No Fee Transparency For You

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today that it was withdrawing a pending rulemaking requiring airlines to disclose fees for...


Dec 08, 2017, 15:40 ET CAIR Backs Boycott of Trump's Visit to Opening of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today expressed support for political leaders who are boycotting President Trump's visit to the...


Dec 08, 2017, 15:14 ET SBA Administrator Linda McMahon's Ignite Tour Comes to Iowa

In an effort to enhance the visibility of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and hear directly from the nation's small businesses, SBA...