Search Results


How agency leaders can seize the opportunity to reorganize government
In the News

January 25, 2018

The Office of Management and Budget soon will begin tracking progress on President Trump’s executive order to reorganize the executive branch.

Government Executive


Trump year two starts with major tech and cyber vacancies
In the News

January 24, 2018

Donald Trump closed the first year of his presidency this weekend with a slew of vacancies in top information technology and cybersecurity posts, an absence former officials say imperils efforts to upgrade the government’s aging IT infrastructure and could endanger national security.

NextGov


How a shutdown affects D.C.’s federal workforce
In the News

January 22, 2018

After a weekend of failed negotiations in Congress, the federal government remains partially closed on Monday, and thousands of federal workers are adjusting their schedules and productivity expectations for the week. Max Stier, the president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit focused on federal government management issues, spoke to WAMU’s Jonathan Wilson about what the shutdown means for workers in the Washington region.

WAMU


What and whom does the shutdown affect?
In the News

January 22, 2018

Tommy talks with Kristine Simmons, the Vice President of Government Affairs for the Partnership for Public Service, about what the government really means.

WWL


Taking the measure of the federal workforce under Donald Trump
In the News

January 22, 2018

Politicians have often painted the federal workforce as a drag on the federal budget and burden for the taxpayer. Look no further than President Ronald Reagan, who famously said, "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.’ "

PolitiFact


How shutdown under Trump compares with Obama, other presidents
In the News

January 22, 2018

The three-day partial government shutdown on President Donald Trump’s first anniversary in office had some marked differences from the last shutdown in 2013, aside from the duration.

The Daily Signal


Trump has packed federal courts in his first year, pleasing once-wary conservatives
In the News

January 22, 2018

As a candidate, the ideologically flexible Donald Trump urged skeptical conservatives to support him with one simple pitch.

CNBC


Congress passes CR; White House tells feds to expect to work on Tuesday
In the News

January 22, 2018

The House passed the three-week continuing resolution that was voted up in the Senate on Jan. 22.

Federal Computer Week


Sen. Warner: Gov. shutdown becomes ‘real problem’ Monday
In the News

January 20, 2018

Democrats and Republicans are feuding over who’s to blame for the government shutdown, and there’s no sense that will end any time soon — which poses major problems for the Washington area.

WTOP


One year in, the Trump administration still has hundreds of positions left to fill
In the News

January 20, 2018

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration — but Trump’s first year in office hasn’t been backed up by a full executive branch staff.

Mic


Open, closed or something in between: What a shutdown looks like
In the News

January 20, 2018

A North Carolina National Guard infantry battalion called off a training exercise that had been planned for a year. Flu samples from around the country will no longer be collected and tested. A skeleton staff of workers at the Internal Revenue Service girded themselves to answer a deluge of questions about the new tax law.

The New York Times


One year into Trump's presidency, hundreds of key executive branch positions remain unfilled
In the News

January 19, 2018

One year into the Trump presidency, hundreds of important executive branch and other government positions remain unfilled. The administration nominated 559 officials in its first year – fewer than President Obama, who nominated 658 officials by the same point, and George W. Bush, who nominated 741. President Trump's nominees are waiting longer for Senate confirmation, reports CBS News correspondent Margaret Brennan.

CBS News


Right and left react to the prospect of a government shutdown
In the News

January 19, 2018

Mr. Stier, president and chief executive of the Partnership for Public Service, says that a “government shutdown should be an anathema to lawmakers across the ideological spectrum” and suggests adopting a “biennial budget and appropriations process to forestall the yearly battles and to provide greater certainty for agencies to plan and fulfill their missions.”

The New York Times


Trump’s flailing about leaves key slots vacant
In the News

January 19, 2018

President Trump, even apart from the impending shutdown brought on by his erratic pronouncements and refusal to honor his promise to sign any bipartisan fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, continues to show utter disregard for the proper operation of the federal government.

The Washington Post


With a shutdown looming, government agencies are unprepared and in the dark
In the News

January 19, 2018

The federal government is facing the prospect of a shutdown by the end of Friday, an unwelcome event to mark President Donald Trump’s first year in office.

The Huffington Post


Transition Workstream





Publication Type






Candidate




Campaign Year




 From

 To