Government Information: The Executive Office of the President
Executive Office of the President - Introduction
Created in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Executive Office of the President provides the President with help and support as he governs. Communicating the President's message and promoting the United States' trade interests abroad are among the tasks undertaken by this office. The Executive Office of the President is overseen by the White House Chief of Staff.
Office of Management and Budget
- CircularsOMB Circulars are the instructions or information issued to Federal agencies by the OMB. Follow this link to view circulars by numerical sequence or indexed by major categories like "budget," "state and local governments," and more.
The role of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is to assist the President as he or she prepares the Federal budget, which includes evaluating the effectiveness of the programs, policies and procedures of Federal agencies.
- Historical Tables"Historical Tables provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2012 or 2016."
Office of the Vice President
- Guide to the Presidency (Ebook)Though primarily focused on the Presidency, this resource also contains some excellent information about the Vice Presidency.
The Vice President is the person, designated by the Consitution, to succeed to the Presidency in the event of a vacancy caused by the President's death, disability, resignation, or impeachment.
- Complete List of Vice PresidentsFollow this link on the Senate's site to view a complete list of Vice Presidents.
Other Executive Office entities
- Council of Economic AdvisorsThis agency works to provide the President with unbiased economic advice as he or she formulates domestic and international economic policies.
In addition to the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of the Vice President, the following are some of the other entities that exist within the Executive Office of the President:
- Council on Environmental QualityThis Council oversees Federal environmental efforts, working with White House offices and agencies to develop environmental initiatives and policies.
- National Security CouncilOften mentioned in the news, this council forms the principle forum as the President considers national security and foreign policy issues.
- Office of Science and Technology PolicyEstablished in 1976, this office advises the President on the effect science and technology have on domestic and international affairs.
Titles by Vice Presidents
- An Inconvenient Truth (DVD) byCall Number: QC981.8.G56 I53 2006 DVD (1st Floor Circulation Desk)
- Go Quietly... Or Else byCall Number: E840.8 .A34 A33 (Basement)