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Navigating the US Federal Government

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Introduction:

The United States Federal Government, headquartered in Washington D.C. is comprised of three branches. The Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch and the Judicial Branch. More information on the separation of powers and the purpose of each branch can be found at USA.gov. In addition to the branches of government, there are Departments, Agencies and Commissions that perform many functions that impact your everyday life. Please use this page as a resource in learning more about the United States Federal Government!

Executive Branch:

The White House and President Donald Trump

 

Legislative Branch:

United States Senate

United States House of Representatives

 

Judicial Branch:

United States Supreme Court

 

Cabinet Level Departments and Agencies:

United States Central Intelligence Agency

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

United States Department of Commerce

United States Department of Defense

United States Department of Education

United States Department of Energy

United States Department of Health and Human Services

United States Department of Homeland Security

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

United States Department of the Interior

United States Department of Justice

United States Department of Labor

United States Department of State

United States Department of Transportation

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

United States Environmental Protection Agency

United States Office of Management and Budget

United States Small Business Administration

 

Other Important Federal Government Websites:

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Election Commission

Federal Trade Commission

National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)

National Archives

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Securities and Exchange Commission

Smithsonian Institution

United States Postal Service

USAJOBS.com

For a complete list of Federal Agencies and Commissions CLICK HERE

Contact information for Federal Agencies and Commissions by topic CLICK HERE

To find Federal Government Forms CLICK HERE

Contact information for Elected Officials CLICK HERE