General Services Administration

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General Services Administration (GSA)

A government agency established in 1949 with the passage of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act,consolidating several earlier agencies. The GSA's areas of responsibility are public buildings, federal supply, and national archives and records. It has been responsible for establishing the Federal Citizen Information Center in Pueblo, Colorado; bringing the government into the credit card age for employee expenses; and creating www.firstgov.gov, the official portal for all government Web sites. The GSA Web site is at www.gsa.gov, which is the starting point for all inquiries regarding surplus property sales and auctions.

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