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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Jun 22, 2018, 16:48 ET AFGE Endorses Roger Manno for Congress

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Roger Manno of Maryland for the U.S. House of Representatives...


Jun 22, 2018, 16:03 ET AFGE Endorses Aisha Braveboy for Prince George's County State's Attorney

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement Aisha Braveboy for Prince George's County State's...


Jun 22, 2018, 14:40 ET Media Invited to Preview Expedition to Ocean Twilight Zone

Media are invited to Seattle on Thursday, Aug. 9, to preview a seaborne expedition to study microscopic organisms in the dark depths of the sea...


Jun 22, 2018, 13:24 ET FDA permits marketing of first catheter-based systems used to create vascular access for hemodialysis patients

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of two catheter-based devices designed to create a connection to veins and...


Jun 22, 2018, 11:49 ET Coffman and Himes Named Inaugural Spirit of America Award Recipients

The University of Mount Union has named two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), as...


Jun 22, 2018, 11:10 ET AFGE Endorses Angela Alsobrooks for Prince George's County Executive

Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Angela Alsobrooks for Prince George's County Executive. "We...


Jun 22, 2018, 10:56 ET NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 5:42 a.m. EDT Friday, June 29, for the launch of its 15th resupply mission to...


Jun 22, 2018, 09:37 ET New York, Washington, California Students to Call Space Station

Students from across America are set to participate in three live events with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week. The...


Jun 21, 2018, 18:57 ET Atlanta Community Events Kick Off NIH All of Us Journey With Morehouse School of Medicine

On June 18, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) began enrollment for the All of Us Research Program—a momentous effort to advance individualized...


Jun 21, 2018, 15:40 ET FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system with a fully implantable glucose sensor and compatible mobile app for adults with diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system for use in people 18 years of age and...


Jun 21, 2018, 14:09 ET AFGE: Trump reorganization plan is scheme to gut federal services

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to the Trump...


Jun 21, 2018, 14:03 ET MAZON Calls Proposal for 'Department of Health and Public Welfare' a First Strike

In response to the White House's proposal to consolidate federal safety net programs under a newly named 'Department of Health and Public Welfare,'...


Jun 21, 2018, 11:47 ET Eight Steps to Patent Your Invention From USAGov

Have you invented something new, useful, and non-obvious, and want to patent it? Each year the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) receives an...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:30 ET Young African leaders arrive in U.S., fostering connections with Americans

The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to welcome the 2018 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to the...


Jun 20, 2018, 16:59 ET Family Research Council Commends Pres. Trump for Signing Order Keeping Families Together, Urges Congress to Overhaul Immigration Law

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that will allow...


Jun 20, 2018, 15:30 ET National Alliance for Hispanic Health Brings NIH's "All of Us Journey" to Norcross, Georgia

The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia, ("HHCGA"), Altierus Career College and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health will host the National...


Jun 20, 2018, 14:57 ET FAIR Opposes the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in advance of tomorrow's vote...


Jun 20, 2018, 14:14 ET American Board of Trial Advocates urges Executive Branch to alter border immigration policy

The American Board of Trial Advocates condemns the forcible separation of children from their parents at the U.S. border and the detainment of...


Jun 20, 2018, 11:16 ET Cabinet Member Linda McMahon to Visit Los Angeles; Highlight SBA Programs & Local Entrepreneurs

Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration and advocate for the nation's 30 million small businesses as a member of President...


Jun 20, 2018, 10:12 ET Bloomberg Government Releases Federal IT Budget & Contract Opportunities Report

A push to modernize aging government computer systems, bolster data security and shift operations to the cloud is driving increases in federal...


Jun 19, 2018, 17:28 ET NASA to Host Media Teleconference on National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Report

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20, to discuss a new report detailing U.S. plans for near-Earth objects (NEOs)...


Jun 19, 2018, 15:45 ET SBA Administrator McMahon's Statement on Association Health Plans

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon today issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Department of Labor...


Jun 19, 2018, 15:02 ET Statement from Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy center director for regulatory programs in FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on the agency's response to ongoing drug shortages for critical products

Among the biggest challenges health care providers and patients face are shortages of medically necessary medications. These shortages greatly...


Jun 19, 2018, 15:02 ET AFGE applauds Senators for standing up for federal workers

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Today the Senate...


Jun 19, 2018, 14:00 ET USAGov's Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

July 4 celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence—and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks. Americans have been...