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Budget 2012: Energy Department

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.

By Steven Mufson  | February 14, 2011; 5:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Budget 2012: Labor Department

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.

By Lisa Rein  | February 14, 2011; 4:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Budget 2012: Health and Human Services

The first sentence of the "funding highlights" in the White House budget document says that...

By Amy Goldstein  | February 14, 2011; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Budget 2012: Veterans Affairs

President Obama's proposed 2012 budget provides $58.8 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs and places a continued emphasis on the care and benefits for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 14, 2011; 4:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Budget 2012: Transportation

Proposing to spend $128 billion on transportation in fiscal 2012, the heart of the White House spending plan is a push for a six-year renewal of the nation's transportation blueprint.

By Ashley Halsey III  | February 14, 2011; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Budget 2012: USDA

The Obama administration is proposing $23.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Agriculture Department's 2012 budget, a decrease of $3.2 billion, with the biggest cuts coming from direct payments to high-income farmers, rural home loan programs and wetlands conservation programs.

By Kimberly Kindy  | February 14, 2011; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Budget 2012: Treasury Department, Brady Dennis , February 14, 2011
Budget 2012: National Science Foundation, Brian Vastag , February 14, 2011
Obama seeking more control over budget, by Michael D. Shear , May 24, 2010
House GOP Unveils Proposal to Slash Budget, Web Politics Editor , June 4, 2009
Congressional Democrats Reach Agreement on Obama Budget, Web Politics Editor , April 24, 2009
Congress Prepping Budget Resolution for 100-Day Mark, Web Politics Editor , April 23, 2009
Budget Cuts Trim a Little from the Sides, Web Politics Editor , April 20, 2009
Gibbs Trashes GOP Alternative Budget, Web Politics Editor , March 26, 2009
Obama on the Hill -- and on the Budget, Web Politics Editor , March 25, 2009
For Obama and Senate Dems, a Negotiation on the Budget, Web Politics Editor , March 25, 2009
 
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