Tom Temin Commentary

Bureau of Prisons, BOP

BOP staffing problems roll on and on

The IG report goes on and on, but the theme is clear. The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has an important operational short-fill it’s got to fix.

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
green roofs, green buildings, St Elizabeths, GSA

Telework redux: A day in the life of one D.C. office

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FILE — Confetti flies after the Times Square New Year's Eve ball drops in a nearly empty Times Square, in New York, early Jan. 1, 2021, as the area normally packed with revelers remained closed off due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Crowds will once again fill New York's Times Square this New Year's Eve, with proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for revelers who want to watch the ball drop in person, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

The ball drops Sunday night, but (almost) everyone’s pay goes up

That 5% pay raise for GS federal employees comes with a 25 pay cut for one small group of Bureau of Prison employees.

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The amazing public servants the public doesn’t know

How come the accomplishments of the Presidential Rank Award winners aren’t shouted from the rooftops?

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Do your health care homework this weekend!

It’s hard to go wrong in picking a FEHBP plan, but with a little homework you can make a good thing better

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