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Some nonsecurity agencies see slight budget boosts

The Education, Energy and Transportation departments are among those slated for small increases in fiscal 2011, despite the discretionary spending freeze.

Program Cuts, Agency-by-Agency

A list of federal programs and initiatives that would lose some or all of their funding in fiscal 2011 and beyond under Obama's budget plan.

Defense budget tackles major management issues

Department would cut unnecessary programs, kill NSPS and grow the acquisition workforce.

Panel will study impact of gay ban repeal on military

Group will study a range of issues, including any changes to benefits, base housing and personnel policies that would be made necessary by repealing the law.

OMB chief Peter Orszag wants to improve contract oversight.

Budget calls for larger acquisition workforce

Proposal would spend $158 million to increase the size of the procurement workforce by 5 percent.

HHS budget supports flu-fighting efforts

Department also dedicates fiscal 2011 funding to bioterror countermeasures.

From Nextgov.com: Budget freeze could lead agencies to focus on IT projects that reduce costs, report says

Agencies should strategically invest in solutions such as standardization and cloud computing that lead to less spending.

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Obama’s $3.8 trillion budget slashes 120 programs

Terminating or reducing funding for those programs would save more than $20 billion, White House officials say.

Democrats see key ingredients for passage of 2011 budget

Challenge will be balancing spending to spur job growth with efforts to keep the deficit in check.

House GOP leader willing to look for Defense cuts

The Pentagon should not get a pass as administration officials and lawmakers look for places to trim spending, Rep. John Boehner says.