Reducing the power of technocrats will strengthen democratic legitimacy and political stability.
A divided government may not fully explain the creation of agencies not directly controllable by the President.
An agency modeled after the federal transportation safety board could promote safety for the public and police.
Following certain procedural steps will strengthen independent agencies’ rulemaking processes.
A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.
A recent report suggests that unlike executive agencies, independent agencies get to continue dancing right past midnight.
Different agency design choices result in a continuum of independence.