Agency-by-Agency Issues

While working to accomplish its mission, each federal agency faces a number of distinctive major challenges, which are made all the more important by increased demand for improved government performance and responsiveness, as well as greater accountability.

Each agency's major challenges, as well as GAO recommendations and key reports for further research, can be found within the links below.

Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense
Department of Education Department of Energy Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security Department of Housing and Urban Development Department of the Interior
Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of State
Department of Transportation Department of the Treasury Department of Veterans Affairs
Environmental Protection Agency Export-Import Bank of the United States Federal Communications Commission
General Services Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Management and Budget Office of Personnel Management Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Small Business Administration Social Security Administration
U.S. Agency for International Development