5 days ago


New Exhibit Celebrates FDA History

The history of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can be traced all the way back to 1862. That’s when the head of the Agriculture Department under President Lincoln appointed the first chemist to research grape varieties for their sugar content to help develop the country’s early wine industry.

21 days ago


BFS Online Tool Simplifies Federal Spending Topics

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service has developed an interactive tool called Your Guide to America’s Finances that collects real-time data on popular questions in four areas: federal spending, revenue, debt and the deficit.

22 days ago


Taxpayer Advocate’s Final Report Shows IRS Customer Service Challenges

The nation’s taxpayer advocate sounded an alarm on the state of customer service at the Internal Revenue Service after the record 35-day government shutdown and cuts to the agency’s budget.