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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Dec 09, 2019, 11:22 ET Ligado Networks Responds to Letter from Commerce Department's NTIA Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Douglas Kinkoph

In a letter filed last night with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ligado Networks CEO Doug Smith responded to claims made in a...


Dec 04, 2019, 15:24 ET MAZON Denounces Trump Administration's Final Rule To Strip Nutrition Benefits For Nearly 700,000 Food Insecure Americans

In response to the Trump Administration's announcement today to restrict nutrition benefits for nearly 700,000 Americans, MAZON: A Jewish Response to ...


Nov 26, 2019, 20:24 ET President Trump Welcomes NTF & National Thanksgiving Turkey to the White House

National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Kerry Doughty presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Butter" to President Donald J. Trump and...


Nov 26, 2019, 15:48 ET California REALTORS® applaud FHFA for raising Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA)...


Nov 26, 2019, 15:23 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - IRS LB&I Announces Post OVDP Compliance Campaign, Signaling Danger for Taxpayers with Unreported Taxable Foreign Income or Non-Compliant U.S. International Information Reporting

The IRS Large Business and International Division, better known as "LB&I," is the branch of the IRS focused on taxpayers with significant assets,...


Nov 26, 2019, 14:00 ET Orion Spacecraft for Artemis I Mission Arrives at NASA's Plum Brook Station for Testing

The Artemis I Orion spacecraft arrived at NASA's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, on Tuesday, Nov. 26 for in-space environmental testing in...


Nov 18, 2019, 12:11 ET U.S. Polyester Textured Yarn Producers Applaud U.S. Department of Commerce's Final Affirmative Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Determinations on Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India

On November 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce Department") announced its final affirmative determinations that imports of...


Nov 18, 2019, 07:00 ET D-Fend Solutions Assures U.S. National Security Against the Increasing Threat of Rogue Drones

D-Fend Solutions, a leading counter-drone solution provider, has been working with the US Assistant Secretary of Defense Special...


Nov 17, 2019, 19:01 ET D-Fend Solutions Assures U.S. National Security Against the Increasing Threat of Rogue Drones

D-Fend Solutions, a leading counter-drone solution provider, has been working with the US Assistant Secretary of Defense Special...


Nov 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Other Transaction Authority: A Consortium that does things differently

Govmates launches a consortium management firm - Govmates Consortium – to manage Other Transaction Authority (OTA) work for the U.S. Federal...


Nov 12, 2019, 13:25 ET DCS Named 2019 Greater Washington GovCon Awards Contractor of the Year

DCS Corporation was announced as the 2019 Contractor of the Year ($75 - $300 million) at the 17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor...


Nov 01, 2019, 13:19 ET NASA TV to Air Boeing Starliner Pad Abort Test

NASA and Boeing will broadcast live coverage of the CST-100 Starliner Pad Abort Test on Monday, Nov. 4, from Launch Complex 32 at White Sands Missile ...


Oct 31, 2019, 12:43 ET SBA Seeks Public Input on Potential Changes to SBA's Export Loan Programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that seeks comments on potential changes to the...


Oct 29, 2019, 17:55 ET 2019 BIASC Building Industry Show Features Insights from Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, Current HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson and Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer

The Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) held its 2019 Building Industry Show Oct. 23 and 24 in Temecula, California. Special ...


Oct 28, 2019, 11:35 ET US Department of Transportation Offers New Resource to Help Military Reservists and Servicemembers Find Jobs in the Trucking Industry

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it has published a new job...


Oct 27, 2019, 21:02 ET New York Gazette: President Trump Appoints E-Learning Pioneer George Mentz, JD, MBA, to Commission on Presidential Scholars

The New York Gazette® says that President Trump has appointed George Mentz, a Louisiana Lawyer, to the White House Commission on Presidential...


Oct 25, 2019, 13:08 ET Maine Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

Students from Maine will have an opportunity next week to talk live with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space...


Oct 25, 2019, 12:50 ET Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., on concerns with medical device availability due to certain sterilization facility closures

As the agency responsible for ensuring the safety and effectiveness of all medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been closely...


Oct 24, 2019, 09:10 ET U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: Trauma at the Border: The Human Cost of Inhumane Immigration Policies

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, Trauma at the Border: The Human Cost of Inhumane Immigration Policies. The report highlights ...


Oct 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Two Virginia Highway Safety Programs Honored With National Roadway Safety Awards

Virginia's Department of Transportation (VDOT) was honored today in a ceremony on Capitol Hill with two National Roadway Safety Awards for its...


Oct 22, 2019, 14:43 ET NASA Administrator Invites Public to Update on Agency's Return to Moon

The public is invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 9:40 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 25, for an update on the agency's Artemis program and...


Oct 17, 2019, 15:59 ET Keeping IDentities Safe Congratulates the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for REAL ID Regulatory Notice

Keeping IDentities Safe, a Washington D.C. based non-profit, congratulates the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the October 15, 2019...


Oct 14, 2019, 11:57 ET Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang to discuss details of his Freedom Dividend proposal at National Press Club Headliners event Oct. 21

Democratic presidential candidate, author, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang will participate in a National Press Club Newsmaker event at 12:00 p.m.,...


Oct 09, 2019, 17:45 ET NICB Applauds Gov. Gavin Newsom and Assemblyman Randy Voepel

NICB commends California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing Assembly Bill 391, sponsored by Assemblyman Randy Voepel (71 – Santee). In 2018, nearly...


Oct 04, 2019, 12:48 ET President Trump Gives Patients More Options to Escape Government-Run Medicine, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

In stark contrast to Democrats who seek to push all Americans into socialized medicine, an Executive Order signed on October 3 by President Donald...