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January 23, 2023 / News Release

Partnership for Public Service statement on White House chief of staff transition

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier following reports that Jeff Zients will serve as President Joe Biden’s next chief of staff. “Jeff Zients is an exceptional public servant whose focus on good management and record of navigating national crises has perfectly equipped him...

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January 3, 2023 / News Release

Partnership for Public Service applauds bipartisan reform to the Presidential Transition Act included in the omnibus appropriations bill

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier in support of reforms to the Presidential Transition Act included in the fiscal year 2023 omnibus appropriations bill:  “The peaceful transfer of power is one of our country’s most cherished democratic traditions. We’ve learned that the next action...

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December 8, 2022 / News Release

Partnership for Public Service lauds modernization of the Plum Book included in the 2023 NDAA  

   WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today applauded changes made to the Plum Book that were included in the House’s passage of the National Defense Authorization Act. The Plum Book contains information on more than 4,000 political appointees – about 1,200 of whom are subject to Senate confirmation – along with thousands...

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November 10, 2022 / News Release

Partnership for Public Service statement on Danny Werfel nomination to be the next commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service

WASHINGTON – Partnership for Public Service President and CEO Max Stier issued the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Danny Werfel to be the next commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service:  “Danny Werfel is a proven and effective leader who has many years of experience in government management, a deep understanding of the IRS, a...

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October 25, 2022 / News Release

Partnership for Public Service Statement on the Life and Legacy of Former Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter

WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the passing of former Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. “Secretary Carter was a dedicated public servant, professor, and inspiration to all his students — many who were in uniform and many who were not. I...

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