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Just a Reminder: Dont Ignore Congress

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

In March 2011 the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) held a discussion of federal government reorganization before a large audience. But when I asked the audience who in the meeting room was from Congress (and not the Government Accountability Office), only one person was currently working on Capitol Hill.

The audience composition was symptomatic of the way the public administration community thinks about reorganization. The literature is full of pronouncements that suggest the au


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