Secretary Tom Vilsack helps in planting, while scientists plan to provide parasite-resistant honey bees for pollination.
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Billions of dollars are at stake, but track record in overseeing such projects is decidedly mixed.
Janey Thornton, a former school nutrition director in Kentucky, will serve as deputy undersecretary for food, nutrition and consumer services.
Senator said he will seek an amendment that would add $550 million in border security funds to stop weapons and cash from being smuggled to the drug cartels.
Head of the agency’s criminal investigation division calls IG’s methodology “biased.”
Department has created a pipeline for Hispanic interns to become permanent federal employees.
Senior citizens, small businesses have been targeted in Recovery Act schemes.
A little-noticed directive requires service providers that win follow-on contracts to offer jobs to nonmanagerial employees at the previous company.
Initial investments will boost U.S. Geological Survey research on climate and energy challenges.
Some observers worry the White House won’t follow through on user-friendly news feeds to track stimulus funds.