Tom Temin Commentary

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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This senior federal scientist works to stop outsourcing

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Time to fix the hangnails of unresolved union negotiations

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Felipe Caparr?s Cruz)Young man in handcuffs

Does federal customer experience extend to prisoners?

Customer service, public acceptance and public relations for a continuum for agencies in law enforcement.

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(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Melissa Marnell)Force Fitness Instructor (FFI) Trainers demonstrate proper pull-up technique for the class of FFI students before executing practical application as part of their course requirement at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, October 3, 2016. The FFI course is made up of physical training, classroom instruction and practical application to provide the students with a holistic approach to fitness. Upon completion, the Marines will return to serve as unit FFIs, capable of designing individual and unit-level holistic fitness programs.

Quiz: What does the VA health record have in common with a Marine Corps T-shirt?

The Marines obsess over something simple like a PT uniform while VA sweats bullets over its electronic health record.

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/LilanakaniCozy environment: coffee, cat, pot flower, window. Vector illustration isolated on white background.

Time for feds to get back to the office

If people can see Wrestlemania in person, why can’t at least some federal offices start to repopulate?

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