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President Barack Obama addresses the nation on immigration. (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

President's immigration plan pushes DHS to restructure personnel

Under President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson released a slew of memos outlining the agency's push to reform its personnel structure, review premium pay and better secure the U.S.-Mexico border. A December deadline was set for the premium pay system review, as well as the deadline for submitting analysis and recommendations to the Office of Personnel Management and the Office of Management and Budget.

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Radio Interviews

Nick Guertin

Department of the Navy

A strategic life preserver for the Navy's acquisition shop.

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Dan Gordon

George Washington University

Mixed messages coming from GAO on bid protests.

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Dale Meyerrose

The MeyerRose Group

You're running out of time to protect your agency from the Internet of Things.

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John Wagner

Customs and Border Protection

Customs officers can move passengers through inspection more quickly, thanks to passport control kiosks.

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Bryan Clark

CSBA

A new look at an old problem for the Navy.

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Rosie Rios

Treasurer of the United States

Two small agencies are making big gains when it comes to veteran hiring.

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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)

A new chairman will soon take the helm at the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Tim Sullivan

Thompson Coburn

Why subcontractors should always read the fine print.

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Bob Martinage

Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments

The Pentagon looks to Cold War-era strategies to boost military innovation.

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Larry Allen

Allen Federal Business Partners

The latest episode of consolidation at GSA might be a rerun.

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Joe Petrillo

Petrillo & Powell

An Energy IG investigation found a violation of at least one important statute.

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Tom Nichols

Naval War College

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered top-to-bottom changes for the nation's nuclear missile force.

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Anne Richards

DHS

A two year clean streak continues at the Homeland Security Department.

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Features

  • Open Season expert Walt Francis answers your most pressing questions about this year's open season.
  • The National Academy of Public Administration names 17 fellows for their contributions to federal service.
  • Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the federal community.
  • View photos and hear interviews from this year's Government Contract Management Symposium.
  • Listen to Tom Temin's latest on-air interviews with federal executives and contractors.
  • In Depth with Francis Rose features interviews on the top federal news of the day.
  • What products are agencies buying, who are they buying them from, and how much does it cost?
  • From volunteering at orphanages to saving stray dogs, feds and their families are honored for their efforts.
  • View photos and hear interviews from this year's GovCon Awards, recognizing the best in contracting.
  • Sign up today for our new Inside the Reporter's Notebook email alert for the latest IT, acquisition and DoD buzz.
  • Federal employees' opinions of senior leaders are at a five-year low, according to the latest EVS.
  • View photos from TechAmerica's annual Vision Conference, offering a peek into the future of Defense spending.
  • Few activities have vexed the federal government more over the years than procurement. Is reform needed?
  • The Feds Feed Families campaign collected 14.8 million pounds of food in 2014. View photos from a recent event.
  • Emily Kopp interviews Army leaders at the annual AUSA Expo. View photos and listen to the interviews.
  • The descendent of a British general returns a naval sword seized during the 1814 attack on Washington, D.C.
  • The Office of Personnel Management answered questions about phased retirement, morale, pay, and more.
  • VA's IG details a story of fraud and abuse that's right out of the movies.
  • The White House is giving DHS the authority to conduct proactive scans of certain civilian agency networks.
  • All the answers you need on phased retirement and how to take advantage of it.
  • In the inaugural edition of our new feature, Federal Voices, diplomats' share stories of crisis and survival.
  • After executing a search warrant, authorities seized more than 40 items from John Sember's home.
  • Martha Rubenstein at the National Science Foundation discusses the results of our exclusive CFO survey.
  • View photos of five unique Air Force aircraft you've probably never heard of.
  • The Broadcasting Board of Governors aims for a morale boost with an office facelift. View photos of the workspace.
  • Meet 33 feds who changed lives and saved billions of dollars in 2013. View photos and learn about the finalists.
  • The National Museum of American History is getting a $158.4 million facelift to its west wing.
  • Senior Correspondent Mike Causey and his readers look back at where they were on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Federal Drive with Tom Temin broadcasts from the 2014 Air Force Association Conference. View photos.
  • Department of Energy employees enjoy music, games and food at a Feds Feed Families event.
  • Four unique stories about the feds whose work has saved significant amounts of money for the government.
  • Four feds are named for their outstanding achievements in human resources. Read our exclusive Q&As.
  • Labor Deputy CIO Dawn Leaf discusses her priorities around IT modernization in a free online chat.
  • Federal workers could see as much as a 50 percent reduction in cubicle and office space in the years ahead.
  • NASA's Curiosity rover completed its second full year on Mars. View photos the rover has taken of the red planet.
  • Track which agencies are offering early retirement and buyout offers this year.
  • Sonny Hashmi, CIO at GSA, answers your questions about open data and mobility, among other topics.
  • Veterans urge Congress to reunite military dogs with the service members they served overseas. View photos.
  • Ongoing coverage of VA's cyber vulnerabilities, its struggle to fix them, and the people behind it.
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Government Video Expo

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AFCEA NOVA 13th Annual Air Force IT Day

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AG-100 Agile Orientation

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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

The Watchful Eye: Mitigating Risk in the Cloud

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

A Look Ahead: Federal Contracting in 2015 and Beyond

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

DIA Technology Expo

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

NDIA C4ISR Breakfast

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Public Officials of the Year 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Winter Outreach Seminar and Matchmaker

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Subcontract Management From A to Z

Friday, December 5th, 2014 - Friday, December 5th, 2014

GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 - Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Government Contractors Holiday Soiree

Monday, December 8th, 2014 - Monday, December 8th, 2014

Additive Manufacturing for Government

Monday, December 8th, 2014 - Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Black Hat Trainings

Monday, December 8th, 2014 - Thursday, December 11th, 2014

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Monday, December 8th, 2014 - Friday, December 12th, 2014

17th Annual Industry Day: How to do Business with the Guard

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Cybersecurity 2015: Beyond the Breach

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How Cloud is Driving Tomorrow's Digital Government

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NDIA Global Supply Chain Summit

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TECHEXPO Top Secret Polygraph Only Hiring Event - VIRGINIA

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The CIO Agenda: Application Modernization as a Pathway to the Cloud

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Software Defined Network For Defense And National Security

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Best Practices in Government Customer Services Training Seminar

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Deltek University: Learn Proposal Management – How Government Contractors...

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Leading Brands in Government Research Briefing

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Walter Reed Energy and Technology Day

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Federal Cloud Computing Summit

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Law Enforcement Homeland Security Forum & Technology Expo

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Proposal Development – Beyond the Ordinary! Class

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AFCEA Bethesda's Monthly Breakfast

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Government Customer Service Conference & Expo

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TECHEXPO Top Secret Polygraph Only Hiring Event

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Next Generation ISR

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 - Friday, December 12th, 2014

AFCEA NOVA December Luncheon w/ Ms. Janice Haith

Friday, December 12th, 2014 - Friday, December 12th, 2014

Insider Threat Program Training

Monday, December 15th, 2014 - Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Cybersecurity Technology Symposium

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 - Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

GSA Schedule Hands-On Workshop - GMU PTAP

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - Thursday, January 8th, 2015

AFCEA Washington, DC Monthly Luncheon

Monday, January 12th, 2015 - Monday, January 12th, 2015

Military Mobile Power Summit

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 - Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

DevOps Discovery Day

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Billion Dollar Proposal Graphics Class

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 - Thursday, January 15th, 2015

2015 Intel Summit

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 - Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

4th Annual Human Cyber Forensics Conference

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U.S. Census Bureau Data Privacy Day

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 - Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Understanding the SBA's Affiliation Rules Class

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Adobe Digital Government Assembly

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Managing Government Records Workshop

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 - Thursday, February 5th, 2015

NDIA's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Briefing

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Building a Resilient Nation

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2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

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2015 Human Systems Conference

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Developing Winning Proposals – Proposal Preparation Techniques and Tips

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LinkedIn for Government Contractors- 2015

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Federal Networks 2015

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2015 Automated ISR Symposium

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8th Annual Leadership Summit on Medicaid Managed Care

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NDIA 30th Annual National Test & Evaluation Conference

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AFCEA Homeland Security Conference

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MCA&F 2015 Ground Logistics Awards

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31st Annual National Logistics Forum

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Satellite 2015 Conference & Exhibition

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Pentagon Mission Solutions Showcase

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PRECISION STRIKE ANNUAL REVIEW (PSAR-15)

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Fort Belvoir Innovation Showcase

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Joint Base Andrews Technology Expo

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Children's Gala: "A Night for the Children"

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NDIA's Medical Research, Development and Acquisition in Support of the...

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NDIA 16th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference

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28th Annual FISSEA Expo

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The New Rules for Selling Products to the Government

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Workshop on Information Sharing and Safeguarding Standards (WIS3),

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MODSIM World 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

5th Annual HP Software Government Summit

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 - Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Fort Meade Technology Expo

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Sea-Air-Space

Monday, April 13th, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

25th Anniversary Government Procurement Conference

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

The 2015 Symantec Government Symposium

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

2015 NASCIO Midyear Conference

Sunday, April 26th, 2015 - Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

How Washington Works® – Navigating the DOD

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 - Thursday, April 30th, 2015

AFCEA Bethesda's Government-wide Initiatives Excellence Awards

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 - Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

DC EAR Export Controls / ITAR Defense Trade Controls Seminar Series

Monday, June 1st, 2015 - Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Fort Eustis Tactical & Tech Day

Monday, June 8th, 2015 - Monday, June 8th, 2015

Langley AFB Mission Solutions Showcase

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 - Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Fort Lee Mission Solutions Showcase

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 - Thursday, June 11th, 2015

GEOINT 2015 Symposium

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 - Thursday, June 25th, 2015

24th USENIX Security Symposium

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 - Friday, August 14th, 2015

NDIA 2015 Annual Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Pentagon Innovation Showcase

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 - Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Fort Belvoir Mission Solutions Showcase

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 - Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Joint Base Andrews Tech & Air Ops Support Expo

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 - Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Modern Day Marine

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - Thursday, September 24th, 2015

National Preservation Conference 2015

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 - Friday, November 6th, 2015

2015 Open Architecture Summit

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 - Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Langley AFB Tech & Air Ops Support Expo

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Thrift Savings Plan Ticker
Nov 21, 2014 Close Change YTD
L Income 17.4366 0.02 3.24%
L 2020 22.9686 0.07 4.51%
L 2030 24.9148 0.10 5.12%
L 2040 26.5117 0.12 5.53%
L 2050 15.0589 0.08 5.73%
G Fund 14.5840 0.00 1.95%
F Fund 16.6739 0.02 5.73%
C Fund 27.1672 0.15 11.06%
S Fund 35.8793 0.13 5.34%
I Fund 25.1421 0.22 (1.69%)
Closing price updated at approx 6pm EST. each business day. More at tsp.gov.

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