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A system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives
the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another
1.A person responsible for controlling or administering all or part of a company or similar organization
1.A cooperative arrangement whereby individuals are paired or teamed up and assume responsibility for one another's instruction, productivity, welfare, or safety
A job to be filled by a person whom a government agency has identified by name
Another phrase for political patronage, that is the practice of giving the fruits of a party's victory, such as jobs and contracts, to the loyal members of that party.
The extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advace by laws.
An economic theory that government should not regulate or interfere with commerce
The government offices to which people are appointed on the grounds of merit as ascertained by a written examination or by having met certain selection criteria.
A United States federal law that protects federal whistleblowers who work for the government and report agency misconduct
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A federal law established in 1883 that stipulated that government jobs should be awarded on the basis of merit
Freedom of information legislation are rules that guarantee access to data held by the state
A close relationship between any agency, a congressional committee and an interest group, that often becomes a mutually advantageous alliance.
A network of people in Washington-based interest groups, on congressional staffs, in universities and think tankes, and in the mass media, who regularly discuss and advocate public
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program.
The ability of a congressional committee to review and approve certain agency decisions in advance and without passing a law. Such approval is not legally binding on the agency, bu
Funds for government programs that are collected and spent ouside the regular government budget; the amounts are determined by preexisting law rather than by annual appropriations.
The rejection of a presidential or administrative agency action by a vote of one or both houses of Congress without the consent of the president
Complex bureaucratic rules and procedures that must be followed to get something done.
Legislative permission to begin or continue a government program or agency. An authorization bill may grant permission to spend a certain sum of money, but that money does not ordi

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