Fencing and razor wire surrounds the perimeter of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

Incomes, employment, economic growth might be on the rise and a variety of vaccines are getting out into the market. But that didn’t stop the House from…

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Trump to replace TSP board members amid growing anger over planned I fund expansion

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Senators bring concerns with TSP’s planned I fund expansion directly to Trump

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Despite vocal congressional opposition, TSP moving ahead with I fund changes

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TSP reviewing planned I fund changes amid bipartisan congressional concern

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Lawmakers, observers denounce moving TSP fund to China-inclusive index in 2020

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board announced in 2017 it would broaden the I fund’s benchmark to include more emerging markets, including China.

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New TSP withdrawal options nearly ready for Sept. 15 launch, agency says

Two senators are also questioning the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s decision to move the Thrift Savings Plan’s I fund to a new index.

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In this Jan. 27, 2018, photo, U.S. Army soldiers speak to families in rural Anbar on a reconnaissance patrol near a coalition outpost in western Iraq. A few hundred American troops are stationed at a small outpost near the town of Qaim along Iraq's border with Syria. Thousands of U.S. troops and billions of dollars spent by Washington helped bring down the Islamic State group in Iraq, but many of the divisions and problems that helped fuel the extremists’ rise remain. (AP Photo/Susannah George)

Pentagon delaying major change to Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is putting off the elimination of a major benefit for post 9/11 veterans.

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