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Executive departments are government units under the direct President supervision. The President's Cabinet includes the Vice President, heads of the 15 executive departments below, and the Attorney General. There are hundreds of federal agencies and commissions with various responsibilities. Visit USA.gov for a current list of federal agencies, commissions and departments.
Each executive department collects and publishes unique information. Consult the departmental pages listed below, and the links to highlighted publications, resources, agencies and administrations to learn more! Other agencies and administrations are highlighted in boxes in the right column. Also recommended: UCSD's guide on Accountability resources (Inspector Generals' reports).
Department of Agriculture highlighted publications and resources:
Department of Commerce highlighted commerce bureaus:
Department of Defense highlighted documents and sites:
Department of Education highlighted resources:
Department of Energy highlighted agencies and offices:
Department of Health and Human Services highlighted agencies:
Department of Homeland Security highlighted resources and administrations.
Department of Housing and Urban Development highlighted resources for HUD data:
Department of the Interior highlighted bureaus and agencies:
Department of Justice highlighted offices, divisions, and bureaus:
Department of Labor highlighted bureaus and administrations:
Department of State highlighted publications and documents:
Department of Transportation highlighted activities and areas of focus:
Department of the Treasury highlighted resources and agencies:
Department of Veteran Affairs highlighted resources: