Publications

Partnership for Public Service launches an initiative to create 400 paid internships in the federal government

December 16, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

The new program, supported by Schmidt Futures, aims to grow the federal government’s talent pipeline and recruit a new generation of public servants.  WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today announced a new initiative that will provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students seeking internships in the federal government. The effort is supported by Schmidt Futures as part of its broader work to bet early on exceptional people serving...

Partnership for Public Service applauds executive order on improving federal customer experience and rebuilding trust in government

December 13, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Publication Topic: Customer experience

Publication Tags: Customer Experience,Executive Order

WASHINGTON – Max Stier, president and CEO of the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, released the following statement about the executive order on improving the customer experience in federal services and rebuilding trust in the government that President Joe Biden plans to sign this afternoon. “To restore faith in our government while trust is at historic lows,...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the threat of a government shutdown

December 1, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Publication Topic: Shutdown

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier ahead of the Dec. 3 deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown.  “Our public institutions are losing the trust of the American people,” Stier said. “The threat of yet another government shutdown only further erodes...

Partnership for Public Service statement on nomination of leadership positions at the Office of Management and Budget

November 24, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Publication Tags: Office of Management and Budget

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier after President Joe Biden announced that he will nominate Shalanda Young to be the Office of Management and Budget director and Nani Coloretti to be the agency’s deputy director.   “A well-functioning Office of Management and Budget with effective, Senate-confirmed leadership is crucial to the success...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the release of the President’s Management Agenda

November 18, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – Partnership for Public Service President and CEO Max Stier offered the following statement after the release of the President’s Management Agenda:  “While the pandemic laid bare some of government’s most longstanding shortcomings, our government has emerged stronger, smarter and nimbler. The implementation of the president’s management agenda will be critical to continue these advances and build a more modern and effective government,” Stier said. “I applaud the Biden administration for...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of Laurel Blatchford to be controller of the Office of Management and Budget

October 27, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Publication Tags: Best Places to Work,Budget

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the nomination of Laurel Blatchford to be controller of the Office of Federal Financial Management at the Office of Management and Budget.  “We applaud President Joe Biden for selecting Laurel Blatchford to be controller of the Office of...

Partnership for Public Service announces 2021 Service to America Medal winners and star-studded program to celebrate outstanding federal workers 

October 27, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Drs. Kizzmekia Corbett and Barney Graham will be awarded Federal Employees of the Year medals for their groundbreaking research that led to highly effective COVID-19 vaccines.   WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service will host its annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® (Sammies) awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. EDT, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to honor outstanding federal workers whose achievements have directly benefited the health, safety and prosperity of our country.   Considered...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the passage of a continuing resolution and avoidance of a government shutdown

October 1, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

Tags: continuing resolution,government shutdown

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier after President Joe Biden signed the continuing resolution extending funding through Dec. 3, 2021, avoiding a government shutdown.  “While a shutdown would have had disastrous consequences for the country, the reliance on yet another continuing resolution indicates a recurring breakdown in the regular appropriations process that hurts the functioning of our government,” said Stier. “When...

Partnership for Public Service applauds the Biden administration’s early achievements on key management issues at the 200-day mark

August 6, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier in advance of President Joe Biden’s 200th day in office on Saturday, August 7.  “President Biden’s focus on supporting the federal workforce is good news for our country and our democracy,” Stier said. “For our government to continue to meet the challenges of the moment...

Partnership for Public Service launches new initiative to strengthen Congress

July 21, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

The Alliance for Congress, a new, nonpartisan initiative, strives to build a Congress that earns the public trust by more effectively listening, leading and legislating effectively. WASHINGTON — The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service today announced the launch of the Alliance for Congress, a new initiative dedicated to helping Congress become a more effective...