Presentation on theme: "The President’s Executive Agencies. Of these, how many agencies are you already familiar with? Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Central Intelligence."— Presentation transcript:
Of these, how many agencies are you already familiar with? Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Census Bureau Medicare & Medicaid U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms This agency enforces and administers laws covering the production, distribution, and use of firearms, explosives, and alcohol and tobacco products. This agency also collects excise taxes on the alcohol and tobacco industries.
Internal Revenue Service This agency collects nearly all federal taxes, including personal and corporate income taxes as well as social security, excise, estate, and gift taxes. It also enforces tax laws and provides information to taxpayers.
Federal Bureau of Investigation This agency is the main investigative division of the Department of Justice. It is responsible for putting together evidence, reporting facts, and locating witnesses for federal cases. It also carries out fingerprint identification, laboratory examinations, and police training.
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services This agency controls and facilitates the entry of qualified persons into the United States. It also denies admission to unqualified aliens. This agency promotes and carries out the naturalization of resident aliens; Lastly, it apprehends and removes aliens who have entered the United States illegally.
Census Bureau As directed by the Constitution, this agency takes a count of the U.S. population every 10 years. It collects, tabulates, and publishes a variety of statistical information about the people and economy of the United States, including agriculture, manufacturing, population trends, employment, and housing.
Center for Disease Control Administers national programs for the prevention and control of communicable and other preventable diseases and implements programs for health emergencies. Develops workplace safety and health standards. Conducts research and education about smoking and health.
Medicare & Medicaid Under the Health Care Financing Administration, these two agencies are health care programs. The first agency is a health insurance program for persons over 65 years of age and certain disabled persons. The other agency provides medical services to those who can not afford adequate medical care.
National Transportation Safety Board This agency investigates every civil aviation accident in the United States and any other significant accidents in the other modes of transportation – railroad, highway, marine, and pipeline. This agency also issues safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents in the areas of transportation.
Drug Enforcement Agency This agency enforces laws related to growing, manufacturing, or distributing illegal drugs in the U.S. It also tries to reduce the availability of illegal drugs on the domestic and international markets.
Federal Emergency Management Administration This agency is in charge of helping people before and after a disaster. The governor of a state must ask for help from the President before this agency can help. Once the President declares an event a disaster, emergency workers help victims by giving supplies including food, shelter, or even helping businesses rebuild.
Central Intelligence Agency This agency gives intelligence or information about any foreign threats to our national security. This information is given to the President, to the National Security Council, and any other government officials who make decisions about out national security policies.