Publications

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...

Partnership for Public Service statement on the nomination of David Uejio to be assistant secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

July 1, 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 David Uejio to be assistant secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  “We applaud President Joe Biden for selecting David Uejio to be assistant secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development,” said Max...

2020 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the federal workforce

June 29, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

The annual analysis by the Partnership for Public Service and Boston Consulting Group offers insights into the federal employee experience, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workforce and provides lessons about the future of federal work. WASHINGTON – Federal agencies rose to meet the enormous challenges created by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, providing personal...

Partnership for Public Service applauds President Biden’s selection of Tom Nides to be ambassador to Israel

June 15, 2021

Publication Type: Commentary

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier following President Joe Biden’s announcement that he has chosen Tom Nides to be ambassador to Israel.  “President Joe Biden has made an excellent decision by choosing Tom Nides to serve as the United States ambassador to Israel,”...

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...

Partnership for Public Service applauds re-introduction of Inspire to Serve Act

May 5, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit  Partnership for Public Service  released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the re-introduction of the Inspire to Serve Act, H.R. 3000.  “Employers of choice cannot spend decades without modernizing their personnel systems, but that’s exactly what has been done by our federal government. The Inspire to Serve Act sets forth bold actions that will help the federal government recruit and hire highly skilled, capable civil servants needed to meet the increasingly...

President Joe Biden, Axios, Partnership for Public Service and more to honor 2021 Service to America Medal finalists in a special virtual event today

May 5, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service and Axios will host a virtual event today at 12:30 p.m. featuring President Joe Biden and Tony-nominated actress Adrienne Warren to honor the 2021 finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or the Sammies.  The Sammies, affectionately referred to as the “Oscars” of government service, are the premier awards...

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.