The federal appointments process is broken.
Transitions have become increasingly lengthy and inefficient. Vacancies in key positions are rampant in the first year of an administration as important offices wait months for nominees to be confirmed and put in place. Simply put, it takes far too long for a new President to be able to fully grasp the reins of government.
Reform is necessary. The time to act is now.
Governing the United States of America should not pause during presidential transitions. The Commission to Reform the Federal Appointments Process is working to help fix this problem. [Learn More]