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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Sep 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Ivanka Trump to Join Roster of 2018 Concordia Annual Summit Speakers

Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, will speak at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place on September 24-25 at the Grand Hyatt New York...


Sep 19, 2018, 15:46 ET SBA Announces FY 2018 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million in funding has been awarded to 47 State international trade agencies through SBA's...


Sep 19, 2018, 12:42 ET FMCSA to Hold Listening Session in Reno, Nevada, Saturday, Sept. 22, to Accept Public Comments on Revising Current Hours-of-Service Regulations for Interstate Truck Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be holding a public listening session in Reno,...


Sep 18, 2018, 15:04 ET Conozca sus beneficios del Seguro Social

Si usted quiere informarse o tiene dudas sobre sus beneficios actuales o futuros del Seguro Social o Medicare, no se pierda la oportunidad de hacer...


Sep 14, 2018, 12:59 ET Learn how to prepare for disasters at Twitter chat, Webinar

September is National Preparedness Month. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home ...


Sep 13, 2018, 10:00 ET Medical Liability Reforms Key to Texas Patient Access According to Texas Alliance for Patient Access

Today the Texas health care community recognizes the fifteenth anniversary of Texas' landmark medical liability reforms. Passed by the voters in...


Sep 12, 2018, 10:55 ET U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States

Today, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States. Based on...


Sep 07, 2018, 10:15 ET SBA Administrator McMahon Statement on August 2018 Jobs Report

Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon released the following statement in response to the U.S. Labor Department's...


Sep 06, 2018, 15:08 ET CAIR Condemns Trump Administration Proposal for Indefinite Detention of Immigrant Children

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned the Trump...


Sep 06, 2018, 10:54 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on an updated approach for including added sugar information on the Nutrition Facts labels of pure maple syrup and honey

Advancing better nutrition is one of my top priorities and implementing the update to the iconic Nutrition Facts label — the first overhaul in 20...


Sep 05, 2018, 16:56 ET SBA, Amazon Team up to Provide E-Commerce Education to Idaho Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Sept. 11 'Grow Your Sales With E-Commerce' Training Offered in Boise

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Boise District Office and Amazon team up with local partners to host Grow Your Sales with E-Commerce, an ...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:45 ET Former Congressman Wolf to Be Honored at 13th Annual Values Voter Summit

Former U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf will be honored at next month's Values Voter Summit for his tireless fight for international religious freedom. Wolf is...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:27 ET USAGov's Guide for First Time Voters

Are you a new voter? Maybe you're turning 18, or you decided to get involved in the electoral process for the first time in your life. Either way,...


Aug 30, 2018, 09:10 ET Bloomberg Government Releases SCOTUS Confirmation Alert & Dashboard

Bloomberg Government today announced the addition of a new alerting feature that offers its clients the ability to track and receive alerts for the U....


Aug 29, 2018, 13:31 ET SBA Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees to Host Public Meetings September 5 and 6

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans...


Aug 29, 2018, 11:19 ET Hoffa: Senate Must Quickly Approve Reappointment Of Pearce To NLRB

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the White House's renomination of Mark Gaston Pearce as a member of the ...


Aug 25, 2018, 12:35 ET Democracy Wins as Court Strikes Down Trump's Anti-Worker Executive Order

In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the U.S. Constitution and laws providing checks and balances in the...


Aug 22, 2018, 17:36 ET FDA approves first drug for neurotrophic keratitis, a rare eye disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare...


Aug 20, 2018, 13:57 ET Realtors® Applaud HUD Decision to Target Online Housing Discrimination

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development filed a housing discrimination complaint against Facebook, alleging the site's...


Aug 16, 2018, 11:04 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

One of the most important ways the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can reduce the disease and death caused by tobacco use is by preventing current...


Aug 15, 2018, 13:10 ET Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA's new resource guide to support responsible opioid prescribing for pain management in animals

As FDA Commissioner, addressing the opioid epidemic and the misuse and abuse of these drugs remains one of my highest priorities. As we look at...


Aug 10, 2018, 18:23 ET Two Tribes Hail Court Stay Preventing The FCC From Cutting Off Lifeline Services To Most Tribal Lands

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the Oceti Sakowin Tribal Utility Authority announced today that they are "very pleased" with the decision today by U.S....


Aug 08, 2018, 14:33 ET FDA alerts healthcare providers, women about risks associated with improper use of rupture of membranes tests

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted women and their doctors about serious adverse events related to the improper use of tests...


Aug 08, 2018, 13:21 ET FDA approves treatment for two rare types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Poteligeo (mogamulizumab-kpkc) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adult patients ...


Aug 08, 2018, 12:16 ET FDA approves first generic drug under new pathway aimed at enhancing market competition for sole source drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved several strengths of potassium chloride oral solution as the first generic drugs to receive a...