President Obama's plan would boost the Energy Department's budget to $29.5 billion, up 12 percent from the enacted 2010 budget and up 4 percent from estimated spending in the current fiscal year.
Labor Department spending under President Obama's 2012 budget would fall five percent from what was enacted in 2010, to $12.8 billion. While the agency is charged with promoting the welfare of workers, job seekers and retirees, the budget released Monday "reflects the need to make sacrifices in many areas," the administration statement says.
The first sentence of the "funding highlights" in the White House budget document says that...
| February 14, 2011; 4:46 PM ET |
Categories: 44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, Health Care, Health Care, Republican Party, The Agencies, The Budget, White House
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The administration's $14 billion proposed budget for the Treasury Department represents a 4 percent bump from the budget that was enacted in 2010.
Under the president's proposal, renewable energy, wireless communications, next-generation computer processors and robotics research all receive a boost.
| February 14, 2011; 11:56 AM ET |
Categories: 44 The Obama Presidency, The Agencies, The Budget | Tags: 2012 budget, federal science budget, math teacher training budget, national science foundation budget, obama budget, obama science budget, science teacher training money
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By Kimberly Kindy A public report from a year-long investigation of the superintendent of Gettyburg...