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Every four years, just after the Presidential election, "United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions" is published. It is commonly known as the "Plum Book" and is alternately published between the House and Senate.

The Plum Book is a listing of over 8,000 civil service leadership and support positions (filled and vacant) in the Legislative and Executive branches of the Federal Government that may be subject to noncompetitive appointments, or in other words by direct appointment.

These positions include agency heads and their immediate subordinates, policy executives and advisors, and aides who report to these officials. Many positions have duties which support Administration policies and programs. The people holding these positions usually have a close and confidential relationship with the agency head or other key officials.

Positions in the Plum Book include the following:

  • Executive Schedule and salary-equivalent positions paid at the rates established for Levels I through V of the Executive Schedule.
  • Senior Executive Service "General" positions (i.e., those positions which may be filled by a career, non-career, or limited appointment)
  • Senior Foreign Service positions
  • Schedule C positions excepted from the competitive service by the President, or by the Director, Office of Personnel Management, because of the confidential or policy-determining nature of the position duties
  • Other confidential or policy-determining positions at the GS-14 and above level excepted from the competitive civil service by law because of the confidential or policy-determining nature of the position duties

Are you looking for population & housing lifestyle data  that may impact where your family lives and childern attend schools?

In this collection of Population & Housing Reports, you will discover primary source data products about living arrangements for American citizens in the report about household income,  programs about childcare and education including school enrollments, historical immigrant population,  Bureau of Census reports, Population Trends Along U.S. Coasts,  historical profile of workforce employment status, health insurance coverage, and more.  Public, school, and academic libraries, researchers, municipal and state government planning committees may be interested in these official resources from the Federal Government.

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FCC Record
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FCC Record

FCC Record

Military Police: The Professional Bulletin
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Military Police: The Professional Bulletin

Military Police: The Professional Bulletin

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 11, Great Basin
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Handbook of North American Indians, V. 11, Great Basin

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 11, Great Basin

Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses
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Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses

Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses

Morristown: A History and Guide, Morristown National Historical Park, New Jersey
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Morristown: A History and Guide, Morristown National Historical Park, New Jersey

Morristown: A History and Guide, Morristown National Historical Park, New Jersey

Handbook of North American Indians, V.  5, Arctic
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Handbook of North American Indians, V. 5, Arctic

Handbook of North American Indians, V. 5, Arctic

Air Traffic Control Handbook, Order 7110.65V
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Air Traffic Control Handbook, Order 7110.65Y

Air Traffic Control Handbook, Order 7110.65V

Customs and Border Protection Regulations of the United States, 2020 Revised Edition
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Customs and Border Protection Regulations of the United States, 2021 Revised Edition

Customs and Border Protection Regulations of the United States, 2020 Revised Edition

Parameters: United States Army War College Quarterly
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Parameters: United States Army War College Quarterly

Parameters: United States Army War College Quarterly

Handbook of North American Indians: V. 10, Southwest
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Handbook of North American Indians: V. 10, Southwest

Handbook of North American Indians: V. 10, Southwest

Final Collapse
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Final Collapse

Final Collapse

Exploring the American West, 1803-1879
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Exploring the American West, 1803-1879

Exploring the American West, 1803-1879

Gettysburg National Military Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military Park

Military Advisors in Korea: KMAG in Peace and War (Paperback)
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Military Advisors in Korea: KMAG in Peace and War (Paperback)

Military Advisors in Korea: KMAG in Peace and War (Paperback)

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