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Unformatted text preview: Bureaucrats ± What is congressional oversight ? ± Police patrols versus fire alarms. ± Administrative Procedures Act (1946) ± What tools are available to the president in controlling the bureaucracy? ± How does the judiciary restrain bureaucracies? 3 Coordination and Reform Efforts ± Bureaucrats as rational actors. ± Autonomy and discretion. ± Lack of coordination between agencies. ± Examples? ± Is bureaucratic reform possible? Bureaucratic Agencies in Texas ± The plural executive limits coordination on crafting policy. ± Some offices include? ± Key boards and commissions in Texas? ± How does Texas promote bureaucratic accountability?...
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course POLS 1301 at Texas Tech.
- Fall '08