Proposed legislation would provide scholarships and loan repayments for government public health workers.
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Plan will be submitted in 10 days, says TSA administrator.
House Appropriations Committee wants to add $1.8 billion in military funds to fiscal 2005 war supplemental and cut $1.5 billion in foreign aid.
Pentagon official notes DoD plans to spend $130 billion of its $419 billion fiscal 2006 budget request on military personnel and health care.
Senators seek Navy secretary's support for using creative budgeting to pay for more ships.
Senator's plan includes $8.4 billion increase above President Bush's fiscal 2006 budget proposal.
With $1 billion advanced research budget, the agency has awarded 200 contracts out of 7,000 proposals.
Subcommittee chairman grills board chief on previous endorsement of changes.