Publications

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...

Connolly introduces new legislation aimed at strengthening OPM

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

The National Treasury Employees Union, National Federation of Federal Employees, the Partnership for Public Service and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association have all endorsed the legislation.

Opinion: With hundreds of nominees to confirm, the Senate doesn’t deserve Thanksgiving break

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

To make matters worse, roughly 1,200 of those 4,000 need Senate confirmation. The Post and the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service are tracking 802 of the most important of those 1,200 — and so far only 189 people have been confirmed and begun work.

‘Kizzy’ immortalized in Smithsonian art

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Corbett and Graham were among 13 winners of the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals, which honor excellence in the federal work force. The “Sammies,” known as the “Oscars” of government service, are awarded by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. 

Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Insulate OPM From Political Interference

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

The bill already has won the support of the National Treasury Employees Union, the National Federation of Federal Employees and the Partnership for Public Service.

GOP Senator Decries His Party’s Blockade Of Biden Nominees — While Blocking A Nominee

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

If approved, Syed would become the highest-ranking Muslim administration official. He has been waiting for confirmation longer than any other Biden nominee, according to the Partnership for Public Service, which tracks wait times.

Partnership Offers Tips on Using Hiring Flexibilities

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Federal agencies have a wide range of hiring flexibilities available to them, but choosing and using the right one for a given situation can be a challenge, says a blog post from the Partnership for Public Service.

Fierce talent competition puts spotlights on benefits

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

“The hiring process is long and complicated, the current workforce is aging and the competition for top talent is fierce,” states a recent report from the Partnership for Public Service.

Lack Of Permanent Positions In Agencies Frustrate The Democratic Lawmakers Towards Biden

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, said that “The end result of all of this is, at a moment when we need so much from our government, we have a government that is not led with permanent officials in many instances, and that’s a big problem.”