Publications

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Lisa Brown to be general counsel at the Department of Education

May 27, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the nomination of Lisa Brown to be the general counsel for the Department of Education.  “We applaud President Joe Biden for selecting Lisa Brown as general counsel at the Department of Education,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. “Her extensive experience in government, the law and mostly recently in higher...

Senate Confirmation for 1,200 Jobs Is Holding Biden Back

May 4, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

Within hours of his inauguration, President Joe Biden had staffed around 1,100 key federal appointments, an unprecedented  number that speaks to the excellent work of his personnel team during a difficult transition.

Busting the Bureaucratic Myth, One Amazing Achievement at a Time

May 3, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

Federal employees protect our health, safety and well-being—providing us with everything from disaster relief and environmental cleanup to new medical treatments and vaccines. 

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Chris Lu to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations for management and reform

April 28, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the nomination of Chris Lu to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations for management and reform, with the rank of ambassador at the Department of State.   “President Biden has made an excellent choice in his selection of Chris Lu, a committed public servant with an outstanding record of...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Carlos Monje to be undersecretary of transportation for policy

April 23, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier following the nomination of Carlos Monje to be undersecretary of transportation for policy at the Department of Transportation.   “We applaud President Joe Biden for selecting Carlos Monje to be undersecretary of transportation for policy at the Department of Transportation,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. “Monje’s dedication to public service and his extensive experience working on transportation and economic policy...

The first 100 days: a story of successful preparation, historic challenges and progress despite a broken appointments system

April 21, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

Biden’s first hundred days were marked by a slow start for Senate confirmations, renewed support for federal workers and clear signs that the presidential appointments system is in need of reform.  WASHINGTON – Despite several unavoidable challenges and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden is on track to finish his first 100 days in office with at...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Christopher Schroeder to lead the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel

April 14, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier following Christopher Schroeder’s nomination to be assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.   “We applaud President Joe Biden for nominating Christopher Schroeder to be assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the...

Partnership for Public Service statement urging the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee to quickly advance the nomination of Commerce deputy secretary-designate Don Graves

April 9, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier urging the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and the full Senate to move quickly on Don Graves’ nomination to be deputy secretary of the Department of Commerce.  “Don Graves’ extensive economic experience in government, the private sector and nonprofits makes him an exceptional choice for deputy secretary of the...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Robin Carnahan for administrator of the General Services Administration

April 8, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier following Robin Carnahan’s nomination for administrator of the General Services Administration.   “We applaud President Biden for nominating Robin Carnahan for administrator of the General Services Administration,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. “Her national reputation as a technology leader...

Partnership for Public Service statement urging the Senate to act on nomination of SEC Chairman-designate Gary Gensler

April 2, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier urging the Senate to quickly consider Gary Gensler’s nomination as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.  “Gary Gensler’s extensive public and private sector experience in financial markets makes him an excellent choice to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. “Gensler is...