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The next presidential transition
In the News

May 20, 2015

In a little over 18 months, a new president will take over the White House, and with it, responsibility for more than four million federal workers. Now, a new initiative by the Partnership for Public Service will tackle the issues of the next transition.

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Even 18 months before the vote, it’s not too early for candidates to prepare to govern
In the News

May 20, 2015

Under the theory that it's never too early, good government groups and a bipartisan crew of senators are urging presidential hopefuls to prepare to govern, not just campaign.

Reading Eagle


Federal Diary Column: 18 months before the vote, it’s not too early for candidates to prepare to govern
In the News

May 19, 2015

Under the theory it is never too early, good government groups and a bipartisan crew of senators are urging presidential hopefuls to prepare to govern, not just campaign.

The Washington Post


Campaign issues dominate, but who’s ready to govern?
In the News

May 18, 2015

How would the growing number of Republican and Democratic candidates go about running the White House and a federal bureaucracy of nearly 4.1 million federal employees if they managed to win election?  Would they know on day one which executive levers to pull if the nation suddenly came under renewed terrorist attack, or if another financial crisis suddenly reared its head?

Fiscal Times


Campaign issues dominate, but who is ready to govern?
In the News

May 18, 2015

How would the growing number of Republican and Democratic candidates go about running the White House and a federal bureaucracy of nearly 4.1 million federal employees if they managed to win election? Would they know on day one which executive levers to pull if the nation suddenly came under renewed terrorist attack, or if another financial crisis suddenly reared its head?

Yahoo


Reformers gear up to smooth the next presidential transition
In the News

May 11, 2015

With presidential candidates already crowding the campaign trail, it can hardly be too early for good-government groups and lawmakers to prepare to work with the eventual nominees from both parties to help assure some continuity of management during the 2016 post-election transition.

Government Executive


Key committee approves legislation to improve presidential transitions
In the News

May 08, 2015

The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved bipartisan legislation that would help future presidential candidates navigate the transition process and manage a smooth transition into the executive office. The Edward “Ted” Kaufman and Michael Leavitt Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015 was introduced by Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Chairman Ron Johnson last week. The bill now goes to the Senate floor.

PoliticalNews.Me


Senate bill to ensure smoother transitions
In the News

May 05, 2015

If the nation is thinking about the next presidential election, it might as well be thinking about the next presidential transition. A bipartisan Senate bill is aimed at ensuring smoother transitions in part by giving career officials the job of ensuring continuity. John Palguta is the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to offer some commentary on the bill.

Federal News Radio


Mapping a management agenda for 2017 starts now
In the News

May 04, 2015

The IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Partnership for Public Service recently hosted a group of experts from academia and several former senior officials from administrations of both parties to frame key management issues and opportunities for the next presidential term.

Government Executive


PPS issues guide for presidential transitions; Carper introduces transition legislation
In the News

May 01, 2015

The Partnership for Public Service is working on a guide to help the White House transition from president to president starting in 2016, and the initiative has inspired legislation from the Senate committee responsible for overseeing government operations.

Fierce Government


CEOs need mentors too
In the News

April 08, 2015

Top executives need advice about their leadership styles and operating environs—in government as well as in the private sector. How do they get it?

Government Executive


You've won the presidential campaign—now can you govern?
In the News

April 02, 2015

The peaceful transfer of power from one president to the next is a hallmark of American democracy. It sets us apart and serves as a shining example for the rest of the world. But behind the pomp and pageantry, the transition between administrations is rushed, chaotic and can be dangerous to our national security.

The Huffington Post


Sen. Carper highlights Ready to Govern initiative for presidential transitions
In the News

March 30, 2015

Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, highlighted the Ready to Govern Initiative by the Partnership for Public Service, a program to help assist the 2016 presidential candidates in navigating the transition process.

Vote Smart


Leading in the last two years of an administration
In the News

January 30, 2015

With only two years remaining for the Obama administration, it might be easy for agency leaders, both political and career, to assume they are in a lame-duck situation and can't get much done.

The truth is that agencies can accomplish a great deal in the next 24 months, according to Edward Montgomery, the dean of the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Montgomery was a former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations and part of the faculty for the Partnership for Public Service's "Ready to Govern" political-appointee leadership program.

The Huffington Post


Leading in the last two years of an administration
In the News

January 30, 2015

With only two years remaining for the Obama administration, it might be easy for agency leaders, both political and career, to assume they are in a lame-duck situation and can't get much done.

The truth is that agencies can accomplish a great deal in the next 24 months, according to Edward Montgomery, the dean of the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Montgomery was a former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations and part of the faculty for the Partnership for Public Service's "Ready to Govern" political-appointee leadership program.

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