Government Agencies

Government Agencies
The Federal Trade Commission is one of many government organizations that enact policies and regulations. 

Government agencies form the bulk and the backbone of the federal government. According to the Office of Personnel Management (an agency that oversees the government's workforce), government agencies employ over of 2 million people as of 2018. The duties and rules of agencies differ wildly based on the legislation that created them, and there are many different types. Learn more about these oft-overlooked building blocks of the U.S. government.

Legislative Department Agencies

Major Independent Agencies

Other Independent Agencies

Quasi-Official Agencies

Executive Departments and Agencies