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Topic - David C. Maurer
More than 40 percent of top jobs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are either vacant or filled by acting staff not confirmed by the Senate, congressional investigators told lawmakers Thursday.
Even within the department, "Those components [in Homeland Security] with the highest ... vacancy rates also have the lowest morale," Mr. Maurer said.
High vacancy rates in federal agencies are associated with low morale, Mr. Maurer told the hearing.