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Commissioner of Food and Drugs Margaret Hamburg asks a worker a question in a Chinese food safety lab in 2010.

FDA inspectors could be moving to China

Budget allocates $10 million to ensure standards in Chinese food and drug plants.

Budget requests, agency-by-agency

A look at how President's Obama's fiscal 2013 plan would affect major departments.

Where Are All the Government Workers?

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson notes that a new Gallup survey shows that nationwide, one in six people work for government at the local, state or federal levels. And no state has fewer than one in nine.

Defense Comptroller Robert Hale

Budget request includes TRICARE cut, military retirement details

Proposal increases pay by 1.7 percent, but would slow raises after 2014.

Obama sticks to same Medicare cost-savers

Overall HHS funding request up $7 billion from fiscal 2012.

Interior budget boosts oversight of offshore drilling

Obama again proposes ending tax breaks for oil and gas companies.

Budget reflects scaled-back vision for clean energy

Plan would take the Energy Department’s renewables spending up to $2.3 billion.

Video: Obama says budget has 'difficult cuts'

In a Northern Virginia speech Monday, Obama says his fiscal 2013 budget includes many reductions.

Budget recommends greater flexibility for Postal Service

Plan would restructure retirement obligations and reduce mail delivery to five days.

EPA faces third straight year of cuts

Budget barely acknowledges the agency’s plans to regulate power-plant emissions.