With Vacancies Galore, ‘Acting’ Leaders Gain More Time

From: Greenwire

“A new recharge for the Interior Department’s many temporary leaders will keep agencies running even as it underscores the Trump administration’s tardiness in filling key slots. On Tuesday, acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt issued an order extending until May 30 the authority for eight top officials to serve in acting capacities. The two-page order keeps the current positions intact and held by the same individuals. Under a prior order issued in November, their temporary authority was to expire today.”

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