Tom Temin Commentary

(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE - In this April 26, 2021 file photo, a nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at UNLV, in Las Vegas.   Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities in July and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detectives found many workers were not inoculated. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Will feds get The Vaccine — or sue instead?

Vaccine mandates don’t and can’t cover everyone, so how do you deal with the unvaccinated?

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Common sense is great. Will it apply to telework policy?

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Maksym KapliukFluttering silk flag of United States of America. Old Glory in the wind, colorful background

Working through the pandemic — how great was that!

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(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Leo Carney

Industry runs back to the office while the government threads its shoelaces

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnormanInternal Revenue Service sign with a traffic signal in the foreground indicating a red light.

For IRS employees, a five-alarm fire

If tax files of the rich were released by an IRS insider, the agency has a problem on its hands.

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(Photo courtesy of the Census Bureau)

This senior federal scientist works to stop outsourcing

Census Bureau computer scientist works to keep crucial functions away from outsourcing.

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Retired U.S.Army veteran Bill MacCully walks among flag-covered graves in the Veterans Cemetery of Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Memorial Day comes yearly, yet recalls life’s unpredictability

The holiday’s precise origins are disputed, but its unifying idea can get buried by car sales and cookouts.

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