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TSP’s Future: Flexible Withdrawals and Mutual Fund Options

But some changes would require legislation and are likely a long way off, officials note.

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Democratic Leader: Give Hack Victims Lifetime Protection Services, and Then Some

OPM should drastically expand what it is offering breach victims, Democratic whip says.

Senate Panel Approves 10 Years of Protection Services for Hack Victims

Committee rejects emergency funding to boost OPM’s IT infrastructure.

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Senate Panel Advances Feds’ Pay Raise in Bill That May Also Increase Perks for Hack Victims

Democrats will attempt to offer an amendment that beefs up services for those affected by the OPM data breach.

OPM Takes Steps Toward Finding a Contractor to Notify Hack Victims

An information request put out to interested companies indicated a mid-August contract award is the "best case."

Feds Dodge Proposed Cut to Their TSP Benefits

Senate deal on highway funding does not raise money through decreasing the rate of return on the G Fund.

Cobert said the cost for each federal entity is not yet known.

OPM to Charge Agencies for Services Offered to Hack Victims

Agencies will have to scramble to find fiscal 2015 funding.

Obama Announces New Loan Protections for Troops

The changes close loopholes in a 2006 law aimed at preventing predatory lenders from taking advantage of service members and their families.

Jeb Bush: Strip Feds of Automatic Pay Raises and Due Process

Republican presidential candidate lays out plan for overhauling federal personnel system.

Outlook for a COLA Increase in 2016 Still Isn't Great

So far the cost of living isn’t rising enough to warrant an increase, but that could change in the next three months.

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