Controlling the Bureaucracy

The Freedom of Information Act of 1966 helps citizens exercise oversight over the bureaucracy by ________.

  1. empowering Congress
  2. opening government records to citizen scrutiny
  3. requiring annual evaluations by the president
  4. forcing agencies to hold public meetings

When reformers speak of bureaucratic privatization, they mean all the following processes except ________.

  1. divestiture
  2. government grants
  3. whistleblowing
  4. third-party financing

Hint:

C

Briefly explain the advantages of negotiated rulemaking.