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chapter 15 vocab
independent regulatory commissions
An independent agency that is largely outside of presidential control and tha regulates important aspects of the nations economy.
the practice of giving gov. office and than other favors to friends and political allies.
the people working fo federal gov who are selected through competitive testing.
independent executive agencies
an independent agency that does not have cabinet status but that has thousands of employees a substancial budget and important public tasks to perform
one of the 14 traditional units of federal administration- also called cabinet departments by which much of the federal government's work is done.
the head of the justice department
a government organization formed outside existing departments that conduct part of the government's business
having certain judicial like powers
the giving of jobs to supporters and friends.
having certain legislative- like powers
the head of each of the federal government executive departments
a list of those applicants qualified for employment by having passed the office of personnel management's tests
including members of both major political parties
a person who works for a bureaucracy
the events happening in one's home country
a estimate of the federal governments income and expenses over the coming year.
an agency of the administration that performs the tasks for which the organization exists.
the government's many administrators and agencies
an agency of the administration that serves in a support capacity
executive office of the president
an umbrella agency under the president that is a complex organization of several separate agencies staffed by most of the president's closest advisors.
a structure of network of agencies, people, and rules through which the federal government operates.
a 12 month period for a budget