Tom Temin Commentary

Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkMerit Systems Protection Board, files, seal, stack, papers

The Senate and the MSPB: It’s a scandal!

The long-running vacancies at the Merit Systems Protection Board qualifies as a scandal.

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This senior federal scientist works to stop outsourcing

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Executive orders fail the plain English test

Thousands and thousands of words in two important executive orders fail to add up to clarity.

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Washington, DC: Just a town beneath the stars

How can the resources marshaled to get private citizens into space be marshalled for better human relations on earth?

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

Mass telework occurred overnight. But policies for post-pandemic telework could take months longer.

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