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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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...


Mar 10, 2020, 14:12 ET NACHC to Cancel 2020 Policy and Issues Forum in Washington

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has announced it is cancelling the 2020 Policy and Issues Forum (March 16-19th) after...


Mar 09, 2020, 14:15 ET The CrowdCare Foundation Pledges Support for the Interoperability Rules Finalized by the US Department of Health and Human Services Today

The CrowdCare Foundation, a patient-driven, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that empowers patients with rare diseases at each step of their disease ...


Mar 05, 2020, 09:07 ET Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial In Washington D.C. Nears Completion

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, honoring the legacy of the World War II Supreme Allied Commander and nation's 34th President, will soon open to...


Mar 03, 2020, 12:23 ET Teachers Set to Help Students Learn About 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau and teachers across the nation today kicked off "Statistics in Schools Week: Everyone Counts!"— a nationwide initiative to...


Feb 28, 2020, 06:30 ET Help Save Our Hobby! Rally To Save Hobby Flight Feb 28th And 29th!

Organized by a community of RC hobby aircraft and drone pilots, a rally is taking place Feb. 28 & 29th in Hancock Park, Washington, DC, against new...


Feb 25, 2020, 16:04 ET SBA to Host Information Call on Funding Competition for Organizations Providing Training to Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

WHAT: The U.S. Small Business Administration will hold a conference call for nonprofit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of...


Feb 14, 2020, 07:00 ET Announcing the HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale 2020-1 ("HVLS 2020-1")

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") has announced the latest HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale ("HVLS 2020-1"). On March 18, 2020,...


Feb 12, 2020, 15:08 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for Feb. 14 Cygnus Launch to Space Station

Northrop Grumman's next NASA resupply services mission to the International Space Station is targeted for launch at 3:43 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 14....