Fiscal 2012 request reduces or eliminates funding for several popular grant programs that help state and local communities.
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Bill would require certain agencies to hire one employee for every two workers who retire or leave service.
Cut-minded GOP freshmen are being tapped to help kill the program.
Proposed boost in enforcement operations likely to collide with Republican calls for reducing tax collection budget.
Current procedures are too burdensome and agencies aren’t collaborating enough, officials say.
Move means government shutdown looms larger.
Fiscal 2012 proposal seeks $1.1 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years, but many spending reductions would be reinvested elsewhere.
Republicans say deficit reduction plans don't go far enough.
The administration also pledges $8.3 billion in fiscal 2012 funds to support military families.
More than half would see decreases under the fiscal 2012 proposal, which also calls on the federal government to sell 14,000 buildings.