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Lower public-service 'barriers,' AIA committee recommends
The White House and Congress should simplify and reduce requirements and restrictions that make it hard for the Pentagon to recruit, vet and secure Senate confirmation for top political appointees, the legal committee of the Aerospace Industries Association said Oct. 31.
In an attempt to pluck what chairman Paul "Whit" Cobb, Jr. called the low-hanging fruit of a cumbersome process, the panel called for changes in nomination and confirmation procedures, executive compensation, financial disclosure requirements and restrictions on post-government employment.