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New Administration / Civil Service Jobs #243293

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 11, 1976
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(Studio) New administration has only 2200 government jobs to fill, as others are under Civil Service; moves being made to protect some of those who could be removed by Carter administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Reporter notes congress investigation into possibility of reorg. of several depts., include Rural Development Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Department of Health, Education and Welfare and others, in order to allow Republicans to transfer into newly created Civil Service jobs. Civil Service Commission denies such moves. Representative Morris Udall, chairperson of House committee overseeing Civil Service, asks President Ford to declare moratorium on such moves; letter noted. [UDALL - says Carter deserves to bring own people into government, not have those left from opposing administration] Other details noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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