Senior official says existing options offer the best avenue for accelerated spending.
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Salazar notes that in the last seven weeks the department has sold seven oil and gas leases worth $33 million in federal revenue.
Floor action on the budget resolution is expected for the week of March 30.
The first weekly reports submitted by agencies vary in level of detail; most only provide general information on how the money will be spent.
President announces interagency working group and says funds will go toward increasing the number of food inspectors.
AT&T and Qwest join Trusted Internet Connection initiative under Networx contract.
A forthcoming executive order from President Obama of government information could include plans to create a National Declassification Center.
Republican says Democrats have double standards for pursuing claims of perjury.
GOP senators want to ensure the money is used for its intended purposes.
With a new administration and a worsening economy, there is unprecedented pressure to trim the complex and expensive Future Combat Systems.