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House to vote on IRS, SES measures after spending bill

In addition to a continuing resolution, the House has scheduled votes today on several bills that could change work life for some federal employees.

Updated: Photos: Air Force flies high at 2014 AFA Air & Space Conference

Federal Drive host Tom Temin broadcasts live from the 2014 Air Force Association Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.

Commentary: Is it all or nothing on General Schedule reform?

Rather than waiting for the day when Civil Service reform might be achievable in Congress, we can make certain changes now, says former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal. So, why wait?

IGs overburdened by congressional mandates, survey finds

Inspectors general say congressionally mandated reviews of agency conference spending and charge card use are taking resources away from more important investigations. A new survey by the Association of Government Accountants and Kearney & Company P.C. shows IGs are concerned about their effectiveness, as they balance work requirements against tight budgets and difficulties in getting needed information.

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Inability to access data keeps IGs from doing their jobs.

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GAO

The glass is half full for Homeland Security's workforce training effort.

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Thrift Savings Plan Ticker
Sep 15, 2014 Close Change YTD
L Income 17.2896 -0.00 3.05%
L 2020 22.7021 -0.03 4.81%
L 2030 24.5772 -0.04 5.64%
L 2040 26.1171 -0.05 6.20%
L 2050 14.8321 -0.04 6.63%
G Fund 14.5238 0.00 1.57%
F Fund 16.4159 0.02 5.34%
C Fund 26.0208 -0.02 9.94%
S Fund 35.1840 -0.33 6.62%
I Fund 25.9444 -0.04 2.86%
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at tsp.gov.

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