In State of the Union message, president pledges to eliminate 150 poor-performing programs.
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Workforce survey also shows agencies will need more employees in the fields of medicine, engineering, science and business.
Latest numbers show benefits programs dish out too much money.
Supporters say special advisory board is needed to address issues that FAMS director has been unable to resolve.
Internal task forces to come up with plan to overhaul Federal Technology Service and Federal Supply Service by July.
More than half of workers eligible, just 36 percent given the option to work away from the office, says report from tech distributor.
The move, which is designed to speed the process of approving spending bills, could eliminate three subcommittees.
White House officials haven't briefed members of Congress yet on proposals to overhaul congressional oversight of agencies.
OMB budget data request reveals that the armed services spent $3.4 billion on relocations in fiscal 2003.
Whistleblowers say bureau is plagued with mismanagement that hampers national security and counterterrorism investigations.