The author proposes two solutions to solve political “burrowing in” after a change in administrations.
How common is the practice of “burrowing in,” and what can a new administration do about it?
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) has expressed concerns about the appointment of the CFPB Deputy Director to her permanent career position.
How widespread is the practice of political “burrowing?” The author says it’s largely a “problem” that isn’t really a problem.
Political “burrowing” is a common practice after a change in administrations. GAO has issued its latest report on what it found during the Obama Administration.
A recently introduced House bill aims to end the practice of “burrowing” by political appointees into senior-level civil service positions.
Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.