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Unformatted text preview: • Pendleton Act of 1883 • Civil service only covered 10% of all government jobs in 1880s, expanded to 70% by 1930s. Why? • Hatch Act (1940) bans donations or campaigning by federal civil servants. Why? Non- Cabinet Agencies • Government Corporations (AMTRACK) • Independent Regulatory agencies. • Exist in between Executive and Legislative branches. Why? • Exercise both “rule making: (legislative) and “rule enforcing” (executive) authority. • Examples: Federal Communications Commission. Congressional Oversight • Congress retains to investigate the bureaucracy. • What type of oversight? Police Patrol of Fire Alarm? • Whistleblowers (Someone who alerts the rest of society, of someone doing something improper) • Sunshine Laws ( to make government more clear & transparent to the citizens. Make open to the public. )...
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course POLS 1000 taught by Professor Gunning during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.
- Spring '11