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 18, 2018, 16:24 ET SBA Announces Results of 2017 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard

On Tuesday, May 22, Ken Dodds, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Government Contracting...


May 18, 2018, 12:24 ET University Students to Test Microgravity Research in NASA's Underwater Analog

Twenty-five student teams from across the country will test their research underwater in May and June in simulated microgravity at NASA's Johnson...


May 18, 2018, 10:51 ET President Trump Taking Major Step Toward Ending Taxpayers' Forced Partnership with Abortion Industry, says Family Research Council

The Trump administration is expected to announce today new regulations for the Title X family planning program that reinstates President Ronald...


May 18, 2018, 10:47 ET NADCO Congratulates Central Servicing Agent and SBA OPSM for Completing Major Modernization Step for 504 Loan Program

The National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) would like to congratulate the Central Servicing Agent (CSA) and the Small Business...


May 17, 2018, 17:17 ET USW Condemns EPA Chief's Proposal to Revoke Chemical Disaster Regulations

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in response to the proposal by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...


May 17, 2018, 16:29 ET AFGE: OPM Attacks Federal Employees' Representational Rights

The Trump administration's efforts to demonize labor unions hit a new low today with the release of a statement by the Office of Personnel...


May 17, 2018, 15:47 ET CAIR to Argue Against Trump Administration's First Claim of State Secrets Privilege in Watchlist Case

On Friday, May 18, the CAIR Legal Defense Fund of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will argue against the Trump administration's...


May 17, 2018, 14:32 ET Department of Defense Announces Lupus Research Program Awardees

The Department of Defense (DOD) today announced the award of nearly $5 million to 13 innovative and impactful lupus research projects through its...


May 17, 2018, 14:30 ET SOCMA Welcomes Completion of Risk Management Plan Rule

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomes completion of the new Proposed Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reconsideration...


May 17, 2018, 13:35 ET NASA Invites Media to Upcoming Launch of Science to Space Station

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the...


May 17, 2018, 10:19 ET FDA requires additional e-cigarette makers to provide critical information so the agency can better examine youth use and product appeal, amid continued concerns around youth access to products

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continued to take important steps to address youth use of e-cigarettes by sending official requests...


May 17, 2018, 09:42 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new agency efforts to shine light on situations where drug makers may be pursuing gaming tactics to delay generic competition

No patients should be priced out of medicines they need to support their health. As stressed by the President and Secretary Azar last week, one of...


May 17, 2018, 09:15 ET LGBTQ Publisher, Journalist and Pioneer Mark Segal Donates Collection to National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation from Mark Segal—publisher, activist, journalist, civil rights pioneer...


May 17, 2018, 07:51 ET NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map...


May 16, 2018, 16:22 ET FDA approves the first non-opioid treatment for management of opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate...


May 16, 2018, 13:58 ET Realtors® Focus on the Future of Fair Housing

Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, joined thousands of members of the National Association of Realtors®...


May 16, 2018, 13:50 ET NASA Television Updates Coverage of Earth-Observing Satellite Duo Launch

Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA's latest...


May 16, 2018, 13:31 ET Feeding America Statement On House Consideration of the 2018 Farm Bill

"Feeding America is deeply concerned that the Farm Bill being brought to the House floor, today, will cause irreversible damage to the people we...


May 16, 2018, 10:44 ET Religious Leaders Join AJC Appeal Urging Secretary Pompeo to Appoint Anti-Semitism Envoy

More than 1,100 religious leaders across the United States have joined with AJC in calling for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to appoint a new...


May 15, 2018, 19:12 ET House of Representatives Passes Gun Locker Legislation in Honor of Fallen Law Enforcement Officer

After years of hard work and advocacy from the American Federation of Government Employees Council of Prison Locals, Congress passed the Lieutenant...


May 15, 2018, 17:34 ET High School Students Building NASA Hardware Recognized at Intrepid Museum Event

Students and teachers who took part in NASA's High school students United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) program will showcase their work...


May 15, 2018, 17:07 ET NAR: Acting Director Mulvaney, Panelists Discuss Future of the CFPB and Real Estate Regulatory Policy

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection plans to eliminate regulation by enforcement and increase regulatory clarity, according to speakers at...


May 15, 2018, 16:07 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Appointed as Newest USCIRF Commissioner

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) today announced the appointment of Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins to the...


May 15, 2018, 13:40 ET U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Preliminary Results in Tenth 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 tenth annual administrative...


May 15, 2018, 12:45 ET USAGov's 6 Things to Know Before You Start Paying Off Your Student Loans

Nothing says, "Welcome to adulthood" quite like getting your first student loan bill in the mail. Though this can be a stressful start to the...