House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., launches an investigation.
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Democrats plan to give most domestic agencies the amount enacted for last year, leaving about $3 billion to redirect to programs in need.
Common definition would be precursor to estimating wasteful spending on Iraq reconstruction.
Jo Anne Barnhart focused on reforming the disability claims process.
Issue revolves around Minerals Management Service failure to include price thresholds for royalty payments in leases granted in 1998 and 1999.
The House blocked a similar bill in 2005, but supporters say the measure has a better chance of passage with Democrats in control.
GAO chief says the information would help lawmakers engage in constructive oversight.
A larger staff may be necessary to oversee general aviation, which accounts for three-quarters of U.S. flights.
Multiple Award Schedule Express Program seeks to cut time it takes companies to get on lists of approved contractors.
Most respondents to governmentwide survey said they like their jobs and think their work is important; results are largely unchanged from two years ago.