The author proposes a different way of looking at the practice of burrowing in by political appointees.
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?
On January 16, 1883, the Civil Service Commission was created. Federal employment has changed but the bureaucracy and much of the original philosophy still exist.
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.