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Power Play: Prepping for the next POTUS
In the News

August 22, 2016

Presidential transitions are complex and expensive operations – and hugely important. The non-partisan Partnership for Public Service helps the President-elect hit the ground running. Go inside the transition prep with CEO Max Stier.

Fox News


Trump, Clinton planning their transitions side-by-side in Washington
In the News

August 18, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s preparations to take over the government if they’re elected are now in high gear, and their transition teams are working out of the same building a block from the White House at 1717 Pennsylvania Ave.

The Washington Post


Report urges innovation strategy during presidential transition
In the News

August 17, 2016

The next president, in order to hit the ground running during his or her first 100 days, will need a strategy for keeping the federal workforce’s innovation projects from losing momentum.

Federal News Radio


Clinton names Salazar to lead White House transition planning
In the News

August 16, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s campaign on Tuesday announced that former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will lead the team planning her transition to the White House if she wins the November election.

Bloomberg


Priming the pump for innovation in the next administration
In the News

August 16, 2016

When the next administration takes office in January 2017, a new set of leaders will drive the nation’s innovation agenda. These leaders, if properly prepared, can build on significant progress from previous administrations to overcome continued challenges in modernizing technology infrastructure, enact flexible policies and regulations, and build innovation leadership and skills in the federal workforce.

Federal Computer Week


Obama facing pressure to rip up his lobbyist rules
In the News

August 12, 2016

The head of the group aiding the presidential transition process is urging President Barack Obama to consider killing his executive order restricting lobbyists from serving in the White House, saying it’s provided limited benefits and could hurt the next administration.

POLITICO


Presidential transitions
In the News

August 11, 2016

This week on “Fed Access,” David Eagles, director of the Center for Presidential Transition at the Partnership for Public Service, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss what his office is doing to make sure the transfer of power from the Obama administration to the next one is as smooth and efficient as possible.

Federal News Radio


The workers Clinton and Trump should not forget
In the News

August 10, 2016

In the heat of a bizarre presidential campaign, the horse race makes it easy to forget that the point of politics is governing. And when we think of the next administration, we often focus on who will get the top political appointments.

The Washington Post


Behind chaotic presidential campaign, work begins for smooth transition
In the News

August 02, 2016

The campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton already are at work on transition planning from the administration of President Barack Obama, aided by a series of laws passed in recent years that give candidates a head start on the process.

Starting on Monday, transition teams for Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton had access to a workspace in a nondescript government office building near the White House.

The Wall Street Journal


Trump, Clinton transition teams move into GSA
In the News

August 01, 2016

With political conventions behind them, the next White House administration moved its transition teams to Washington, D.C. this week to prepare for the transfer of power to the 45th President of the United States.

Whoever that is.

Federal Times

Tag(s): GSA


With political conventions over, presidential transition planning to hit full stride
In the News

August 01, 2016

With political convention balloons now dropped in both Cleveland and Philadelphia, the federal government on Monday begins in earnest to conduct what both parties hope will be a smooth presidential transition under the new law signed by President Obama in March.

Designated transition staffers from both the Clinton and Trump campaigns will move in on Aug. 1 to office space near the White House. 

Government Executive

Tag(s): GSA


Move in day: Presidential transition teams settle in D.C.
In the News

August 01, 2016

On August 1, the federal government will officially offer assistance to both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s presidential transition teams. This support signals the importance of pre-election transition planning, and will help the two candidates prepare to govern and fulfill campaign promises if elected.

Bloomberg Government

Tag(s): appointments, GSA


Max Stier on presidential transitions
In the News

August 01, 2016

Max Stier discussed the ways Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s political campaigns were preparing to occupy the White House, as well as the decisions that have to be made before either takes office.

C-SPAN


With an assist from the White House, Clinton and Trump start transition planning
In the News

August 01, 2016

Now that the political conventions are over, its time to start thinking about the transition to the next president.

Yes, really.

As of Aug. 1, the federal government is making office space available to representatives of the Clinton and Trump campaigns to start making plans for taking over in January. 

NPR


Move in day: Presidential transition teams settle in D.C.
In the News

August 01, 2016

On August 1, the federal government will officially offer assistance to both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s presidential transition teams. This support signals the importance of pre-election transition planning, and will help the two candidates prepare to govern and fulfill campaign promises if elected.

Besides providing fully furnished and equipped office space, the General Services Administration will offer additional transition support, including communication services, briefings and assistance to enable the candidates to prepare to govern even as they simultaneously campaign vigorously to win the presidency.

The bipartisan Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010 authorizes the government to provide the major party candidates with work space and services immediately following the political party nominating conventions.

Bloomberg Government


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