Republicans Rally Ranks for Month-Long Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he is hopeful "cool heads" will prevent agencies from closing.

Read more January 17 Leave a comment Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Retirement Planning

Tax Planning in a Time of Change arrowThe impact of tax reform on federal employees and retirees.

4:02 PM ET Leave a comment

America Quietly Starts Nation-Building in Parts of Syria arrowThe U.S. has escalated its presence in the country, and has signaled no ...

3:46 PM ET Leave a comment

Intelligence Community Contractors Gain Whistleblower Protections arrowAdvocacy groups have mixed reaction given reauthorization of ...

2:55 PM ET Leave a comment
Pay & Benefits

VA Begins Using Expedited Hiring Authority to Fill Array of Critical Positions arrowDepartment is also offering large cash bonuses to recruit ...

2:30 PM ET Leave a comment

What Happened at the Defense Department During the 2013 Shutdown arrowContractors and civilian employees will see furloughs.

2:00 PM ET Leave a comment

When Will Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil Again? arrowNASA is hopeful SpaceX and Boeing will soon free the country from dependency on Russia, ...

10:10 AM ET Leave a comment

Play of the Day: The Negotiations to Avert a Shutdown Are Like a Hostage Movie arrowThis time, however, no one has a particular set of skills.

8:58 AM ET Leave a comment
Excellence in Government

If You Want Engaged Employees, You Need Engaged Leaders arrowLessons from three federal agencies.

8:00 AM ET Leave a comment

Despite Progress, Social Platforms Still Not Terrorist-Proof arrowLawmakers grilled Facebook, YouTube and Twitter over their efforts to block ...

January 17 Leave a comment

OPM Can Lead the Transformation of Government image description Present circumstances have created a rare opportunity for the Office of Personnel Management. Read more

Women Still Underrepresented in the Highest-Paid Federal Jobs image description The situation has improved over the past decade, but it remains the case that the more a job pays, the more likely it is to be filled by a man. Read more

State of the Unions image description The Trump administration’s anti-labor agenda is breathing new life into federal employee unions. Read more

Deconstructing the Deep State image description Donald Trump isn’t the first president to be deeply skeptical of the institutions and people he now leads. Read more


The Power of Data Analytics to Boost Government Performance image description Agencies that unlock the value of data through advanced analytics can drive efficiency, improve security and become more responsive to rapidly changing conditions.

Building a Brave New World: Interviews with Federal Tech Leaders on the Future of Cybersecurity image description The past several years have seen the federal government redoubling its efforts to protect enterprise data. To explore how organizations are navigating an increasingly complex threat environment, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cybersecurity priorities, pitfalls, and considerations.

Migrating into the Future: Senior Federal Officials on Cloud Technology Challenges image description 'Cloud-first' policies have had a resounding impact throughout government, helping many federal agencies move away from legacy technology. To explore how organizations are driving the push towards a more effective and modernized IT infrastructure, Government Business Council interviewed federal technology leaders on ongoing cloud migration strategies, insights, and lessons learned.

JAN 17 CLOSE $15.5578 $18.0058 $39.4504 $50.1303 $32.2571
DAILY CHANGE 0.0010 -0.0314 0.3673 0.4163 -0.0175
THIS MONTH (%) 0.11 -0.6 4.89 3.43 4.54
FUND L 2050 L 2040 L 2030 L 2020 L Income
JAN 17 CLOSE $20.1160 $34.5722 $31.5889 $27.3257 $19.7364 About the TSP Ticker
DAILY CHANGE 0.1007 0.1518 0.1172 0.0575 0.0235 Monthly Returns
THIS MONTH (%) 3.71 3.27 2.77 1.62 0.95 TSP Site