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Critics say proposed budget severely underfunds critical homeland security efforts, such as border security and local grants.
Cuts and reductions proposed for more than 150 programs.
President’s budget includes 3.1 percent pay raise for service members, 2.3 percent average increase for civilian employees.
Congressional sources say the Pentagon will seek a relatively small $100 million increase despite criticism the Army hasn't supplied critical equipment to soldiers in Iraq.
Nominee approved on 60-36 vote, with all of the "no" votes coming from Democrats.
Environmental review finds facility would pose “negligible to minor risks” to the health of workers and local residents.