Government Agencies (Page 2)


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    Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a U.S. independent agency that regulates futures and option markets.
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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a federal government financial regulatory agency created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. The agency has faced criticism for its structure and funding arrangements, which operate outside of normal Congressional appropriations and seem to restrict the President’s ability to control the agency. The director
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    Consumer Product Safety Commission

    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent government agency that is tasked with ensuring the safety of consumer products.
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    Corporation for National and Community Service

    The Corporation for National and Community Service is an independent agency of the federal government that makes grants to support volunteering and engages in a number of government-sponsored community service programs, among the most prominent of which is AmeriCorps.
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    Council Of The Inspectors General On Integrity And Efficiency

    The Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) is an independent entity within the executive branch of the United States government. It is comprised of the Inspectors General (IG) of federal agencies and designated federal entities. It was established by the IG Reform Act of 2008 to
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    Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia

    The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) manages the probation and parole systems within D.C.
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    D.C. Housing Authority

    The District of Columbia Housing Authority is an agency of the D.C. Government providing and managing subsidized housing for D.C. residents. It is principally funded by the federal government.
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    Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

    The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is an independent agency in the executive branch of the U.S. government that provides advice to the President regarding health and safety issues relating to the Department of Energy’s defense nuclear facilities.
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    Delta Regional Authority

    The Delta Regional Authority is a Congress-created agency that appropriates federal funds for infrastructure and economic development projects in the Mississippi River states.
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    Denali Commission

    The Denali Commission is an independent federal agency tasked with developing utilities, infrastructure, and economic growth in Alaska.
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    Department of Agriculture

    The United States Department of Agriculture, also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, agriculture, forestry, and food.
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    Department of Commerce

    The United States Department of Commerce is a federal Cabinet-level agency commissioned to promote economic development, collect certain statistical data, and oversee certain programs related to foreign trade.
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    Department of Education

    The United States Department of Education is a Cabinet-level federal agency which administers federal education spending and enforces federal anti-discrimination laws in education.
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    Department of Energy

    The United States Department of Energy is a Cabinet-level federal agency principally responsible for regulating the handling of nuclear materials and designing and producing nuclear weapons for the United States military. The agency also has responsibility for portions of general energy policy and research into unconventional energy sources.
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    Department of Health and Human Services

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a Cabinet-level federal agency responsible for a number of health protection and social welfare programs.
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    Department of Homeland Security

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet-level federal agency tasked with a number of law-enforcement and counter-terrorism duties related to protecting domestic internal security. DHS was created after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the agency has a number of subordinate agencies including the U.S.
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    Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is the federal Cabinet-level agency responsible for administering federal housing assistance programs and other housing-related regulations. As of 2019, Secretary Ben Carson leads the agency.
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    Department of Justice

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is a cabinet-level federal agency principally responsible for federal law enforcement. Its principal officer is the U.S. Attorney General, a member of the President’s Cabinet; a number of other DOJ officials including the Deputy Attorney General, the Associate Attorney General, the Assistant Attorneys General,
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    Department of Labor

    The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet-level federal agency responsible for the enforcement of most federal labor and employment laws.
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    Department of the Interior

    The United States Department of the Interior is a Cabinet-level federal agency responsible for managing the lands and resources of the United States Government and managing relations with the American Indian tribal governments and federal programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives.