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.

Latest

Nov 02, 2017, 11:04 ET Announcing the 2017 FedScoop 50 Award Winners

Scoop News Group today announced the recipients of the 2017 FedScoop 50 Awards. Each year, the FedScoop 50 Awards honor the outstanding...


Nov 01, 2017, 18:06 ET RSVP Now for UMD's DoD Federal Acquisition Reform Panel

On November 2, 2017, the UMD's Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise will formally release its report findings and recommendations on its...


Nov 01, 2017, 17:29 ET PCMA Statement on the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Report

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction...


Nov 01, 2017, 17:16 ET U.S. Polyester Producers Applaud U.S. Department of Commerce's Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations on Imports of Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber from China and India

On October 31, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative preliminary determinations that producers and exporters of imports of...


Nov 01, 2017, 16:17 ET Briefings, NASA Television Coverage Set for Launch of NOAA Weather Satellite

Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA are preparing for the upcoming launch of the Joint Polar...


Nov 01, 2017, 14:54 ET Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service...


Nov 01, 2017, 12:19 ET FDA warns companies marketing unproven products, derived from marijuana, that claim to treat or cure cancer

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's ongoing efforts to protect consumers from health fraud, the agency today issued warning letters...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:57 ET FDA reaches agreement with automatic external defibrillator manufacturer over quality control issues

U. S. District Judge Denise J. Casper entered a consent decree of permanent injunction yesterday between the U.S. and Philips North America LLC...


Oct 31, 2017, 14:09 ET CAIR Asks FBI to Probe Tweet by Anti-Muslim Group Showing Bombing of 'CAIR HQ'

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is calling on the FBI to investigate an image tweeted by an anti-Muslim group headed by a...


Oct 31, 2017, 12:08 ET FDA approves new treatment for adults with mantle cell lymphoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Calquence (acalabrutinib) for the treatment of adults with mantle cell...


Oct 31, 2017, 11:37 ET FDA takes unprecedented step toward more efficient global pharmaceutical manufacturing inspections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined the agency will recognize eight European drug regulatory authorities as capable of conducting...


Oct 30, 2017, 16:48 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new strategies for addressing the crisis of opioid addiction through innovation in packaging, storage and disposal

One of my highest priorities as the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is to take whatever steps we can to reduce the scope and...


Oct 30, 2017, 16:04 ET Teamsters Support U.S. Labor Department Appeal Of Injunction Of Overtime Rule

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the report that the U.S. Department of Justice today filed...


Oct 30, 2017, 14:32 ET NASA Highlights Science on Next Commercial Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 2, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations...


Oct 30, 2017, 13:04 ET SBA Announces 20 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Recipients

The U.S. Small Business Administration announces today 20 winners of the fourth Growth Accelerator Fund competition. The accelerators represent a...


Oct 30, 2017, 12:22 ET Ohio Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, will speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the...


Oct 30, 2017, 10:32 ET Statement from Susan Mayne, Ph.D., on proposal to revoke health claim that soy protein reduces risk of heart disease

We've long recognized that some foods and nutrients can help reduce the risk of certain diseases or conditions. Since 1990, the FDA has been...


Oct 30, 2017, 10:30 ET NASA Marshall to Mark Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 31 With Basketball Star, Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Tamika Catchings

Former University of Tennessee and Women's National Basketball Association star Tamika Catchings will speak at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center...


Oct 30, 2017, 09:29 ET Tulsi Gabbard Calls for Real Reform to the Democratic Party

Hawaiʻi Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard released a video today that criticizes the recent actions by Tom Perez and the Democratic National Committee...


Oct 27, 2017, 16:30 ET NASA Scientist to Discuss 'To Explore Strange New Worlds' at Library of Congress Lecture

The public is invited to a free talk called "To explore strange new worlds…: NASA's Small Steps and Giant Leaps in Understanding Worlds Beyond,"...


Oct 27, 2017, 13:21 ET Acting Comptroller of the Currency Presents Winter Park National Bank Its Charter

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith A. Noreika issued the following statement after presenting Winter Park National Bank its official charter:...


Oct 27, 2017, 12:53 ET Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Submits "Voice of the Patient" Report To FDA

On October 26, the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) formally submitted its comprehensive "Voice of the Patient" report to the U.S. Food...


Oct 27, 2017, 12:46 ET NASA Langley Energy Budget Instrument to Launch Aboard NOAA Satellite

The Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Flight Model 6 (CERES FM6), developed by Northrop Grumman and managed by NASA's Langley Research...


Oct 27, 2017, 11:56 ET USW Statement on Need to Reform Renewable Fuels Standard

The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued this statement from National Oil Bargaining Chairman Kim Nibarger after nine senators this week...


Oct 27, 2017, 11:15 ET Wounded Warrior Project, VA, and DoD Go Live to Raise Suicide Awareness

More than 116,000 people have already viewed part of a recent Facebook Live event to raise awareness about veteran suicide. Wounded Warrior...