Publications

Fauci To Meet With Biden’s ‘Landing’ Team For First Time

December 3, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert on the White House coronavirus task force, is slated to meet with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition landing team for the first time on Thursday.

Bloomberg Opinion Radio: Weekend Edition for 11-27-20 (Podcast)

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Hosted by Janet Wu. Guests:  Brooke Sutherland, Bloomberg Opinion industrials columnist: “Boeing’s Max is Back. Are You Ready to Board?”

Trump administration seeks to tie Biden’s hands. Will it work?

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Drama has long been essential to President Donald Trump’s brand, and the post-2020 election period is delivering in spades. 

To Improve Hiring, Anticipate Vacancies in Advance, Group Suggests

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

The Partnership for Public Service has said that an FBI initiative designed to anticipate job vacancies well in advance of when they occur could similarly help other agencies more quickly fill open positions.

Make America incompetent again? Trump wants to ruin our merit-based federal jobs system.

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Federal agencies across the government are quietly moving ahead with an 11th hour plan to fill vacant, nonpartisan career jobs with political appointees as well as fire and replace civil servants with individuals loyal to President Donald Trump. 

Transition Roundup: Advice for Biden Administration Job-Seekers; GAO Launches Transition Resources

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

The Biden-Harris transition team and Trump administration had completed 79% of transition requirements as of Monday afternoon (up 27 percentage points from last week), according to Notre Dame University’s Presidential Transition Index, an initiative led by Denis McDonough, professor of the practice of public policy and former White House chief-of-staff. “This surge is attributed to the [General Services...

Top secret: Biden gets access to President’s Daily Brief

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has had his first look as president-elect at the President’s Daily Brief, a top secret summary of U.S. intelligence and world events — a document former first lady Michelle Obama has called “The Death, Destruction, and Horrible Things Book.”

READY TO SERVE HELPS ASPIRING POLITICAL APPOINTEES SEEKING POSITIONS IN THE BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Ready to Serve is a streamlined resource created by the Partnership for Public Service to help prospective political appointees navigate the complex application, nomination and confirmation processes. WASHINGTON – Job-seekers hoping to secure one of the approximately 4,000 politically appointed positions in the Biden-Harris administration can get help through a new set of resources created by...

Implementing Schedule F across the government

November 30, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Tony Reardon, President of the National Treasury Employees Union, and Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, discuss the Schedule F executive order and its impacts on the workforce at agencies.

Trump lays the groundwork for a massive government purge on his way out the door

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

Again and again, outgoing Trump officials have demonstrated their intention to salt the earth. They’ve tried to jam through Senate confirmations of partisan cranks while planting regulatory time-bombs scheduled to detonate after President Trump leaves office. They’ve clawed back funding for emergency lending programs and then placed that money out of reach of the next treasury secretary. After years of swelling federal deficits, they’ve...