On December 12, 2013, Partnership President and CEO Max Stier testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security on employee morale at the Department of Homeland Security.

The Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton released “Building the Enterprise: Nine Strategies for a More Integrated, Effective Government,” a report designed to assist the Obama administration’s efforts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal government. “Building the Enterprise” calls on the administration to take a more coordinated, multiagency approach to tackling today’s critical challenges. From reducing homelessness and safeguarding food to securing cyberspace and reducing joblessness, the report lays out the case for our government to build on current efforts by acting as a single, integrated enterprise.

By implementing these nine strategies, the report argues our government can begin to eliminate program duplication and overlap, and align scarce resources toward defined goals to better serve the needs of the American people.

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Secretary Lew during his first few months in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the secretary’s calendar are not released publicly.

This Sourcebook of U.S. Executive Agencies is published by the Administrative Conference of the United States. It catalogs the executive branch including information on agency structural characteristics, their place in the executive branch and how their features influence political control and performance.

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewing the conversion of appointees in non-career political positions to career appointments.