Administers food stamp and school lunch programs.
Food and Nutrition Service.
Norm Coleman- 1st
Secretary of Agriculture today is Mike Johanns.
Grants patents and registers trademarks.
Bureau of the Census.
International Trade Administration.
William C. Redfield - 1st
Secretary of Commerce today is Carlos Gutierrez.
Enforces federal law on minimum wages, maximum hours, and safe working conditions.
OSHA, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
William B. Wilson - 1st
Secretary of Labor today is Elaine Chao.
Funds health care research programs.
Enforces pure food and drug act.
Medicare and Medicaid.
Food and Drug Admin and CDC.
Patricia Harris - 1st
Secretary of HHS today is Michael O. Leavitt.
Operates home – financing and public housing programs.
Enforces fair housing laws.
Office of Housing.
Robert C. Weaver- 1st
Secretary of Housing today is Alphonso Jackson.
Administers programs to promote and regulate highways, mass transit, railroads and air travel.
Federal Highway and Aviation Administration.
Alan S. Boyd - 1st
Secretary of Transportation today is Mary Peters.
Promotes production of renewable energy, fossil fuels, and nuclear energy.
Conducts nuclear weapons research and production.
James R. Schlesinger - 1st
Secretary of Energy today is Samuel W. Bodman.
Administers federal aid to schools and conducts educational research.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Shirley Hufstedler - 1st
Secretary of Education today is Margaret Spellings.
Ad ministries benefits, pensions, and medical programs for veterans.
Veteran Benefits Admin.
National Cemetery Admin.