DALLAS - Amid an increasingly tense regional debate over how transportation dollars should be spent, the Dallas City Council on Wednesday replaced four of its appointees
to North Texas' largest transit agency, sweeping out board members criticized for rubber stamping staff proposals that favor the region at the expense of its urban core and for not being strong enough advocates for improved bus service.
Along with this literature on appointee
characteristics, many scholars focus on prescribing the characteristics that should be of most value to presidents.
As Trump's cabinet confirmations are set to begin in late January, Democrats could look to garner a handful of Republican support to block some of Trump's appointees
The House appointees
are Mitch Berry of Little Rock, an attorney at Dyke & Winzerling PLC, and Stephen Tipton of Cabot, regional vice president of Centennial Bank.
The White House has said the briefings for political appointees
If you elect a Franklin Roosevelt, you're going to get able appointees
Bloch's continuing stonewalling in response to complaints of antigay discrimination signals a profound change in a federal executive branch policy that has endorsed nondiscrimination since 1978, according to Elaine Kaplan, a Clinton appointee
who headed the OSC from 1998 until 2003.
By the end of the year, the seat of Democratic appointee
Ed Gramlich becomes available.
In January 1995 a certain political appointee
was told that he needed to go somewhere and find out about this thing called "defense systems acquisition.
The authors say the findings bolster the claims of the Volcker Commission and others that federal programs can suffer under appointee
management, and support a more robust discussion of the proper role and number of political appointees
in the federal government.
Higher Earnings: Career Paths of Senate-Confirmed Presidential Appointees
Employer Pre- Appointment Post-Appointment Employment Employment Federal government 35% 13% Business or corporation 18 34 Law firm 17 21 Educational institution or 14 16 research organization State or local government 8 2 Charitable or nonprofit 4 7 organization Interest group 1 2 Other or no answer 3 5 Source: "The Merit and Reputation of an Administration," The Presidential Appointee
Also, the Reagan appointee
heading the agency listened and earned the respect of the careerists, even if he frustrated their efforts.