What is the General Services Administration
The GSA was established in 1948 with the following mission: "help federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces, expert solutions, acquisition services and management policies."
What is an Independent Agency
An "independent agency" is not considered part of any executive departments. Independent agencies are established through laws passed by Congress. Many have termed these agencies as the "Fourth Branch" or unofficial branch of government. Read on to see examples of these agencies.