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The Partnership for Public Service provides Congress with information, data, resources and legislative recommendations to improve the operations and management of the executive branch and to support and strengthen the federal civil service. 

Policy

We work with Congress to champion stronger talent recruitment and retention systems, better leadership development for federal executives, more effective collaboration across government and sectors, and improved innovation and technology modernization.  

Read the Roadmap for Renewing Our Federal Government for more on our policy priorities. 

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Congressional Oversight

Congressional oversight fulfills an important and legitimate role in American democracy, enabling the nation’s legislative branch to identify problems, find solutions and hold agencies and their leaders accountable.  

The Partnership works to strengthen congressional oversight to ensure that our government serves the public effectively.

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Recent Congressional Testimony

March 11, 2022
Hearing Date:  Thursday March 3, 2022 at 10:15am  Hearing Title: “Examining the Senate Confirmation Process and Federal Vacancies.” Panelists:  Kristine Simmons, Vice President of Government Affairs, Partnership for Public Service  Anne Joseph O’Connell, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Stanford Law School Adam White, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute  Testimony focus: The testimony covered how the broken…
December 14, 2021
On December 1, 2021, Partnership Vice President on Federal Workforce Programs, Michelle Amante, testified before the House Subcommittee on Government Operations hearing entitled, “The Future of Federal Work”
July 29, 2021
On July 29, 2021, Partnership President and CEO, Max Stier testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security hearing entitled, “The Cyber Talent Pipeline: Educating a Workforce to Match Today’s Threats.”
July 22, 2021
On July 15, 2021, Partnership President and CEO, Max Stier submitted a statement for the record to the House Committee on Homeland Security hearing entitled, “Securing the Homeland: Reforming DHS to Meet Today’s Threats.”
May 18, 2021

On May 18, 2021, Partnership President and CEO, Max Stier testified before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight hearing entitled, “The Need for Universal Broadband: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

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