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Ackerman, Spencer
August 2002
New Republic;8/19/2002-8/26/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 8/9, p10
Comments on the plan to exempt the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from the statutory requirements governing civil service. Factor critical in appointing officials to the Senior Executive Service (SES); Way in which jobs in the federal bureaucracy were filled before 1978; Reason for creating the SES; Steps taken by SES in guarding the bureaucracy against politicization.


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