Amtrak also could be in line for a slice of the $8 billion allotted for high-speed rail corridors in the stimulus.
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Government officials are exploring outlets from YouTube to Twitter.
Staffing shortfalls could complicate efforts to streamline grant and loan application process.
Michelle Obama also recognizes employees who have served more than 30 years in government.
He's challenging Bill Clinton, who saw six major nominees withdraw their names over the course of his entire presidency.
Firm is one of largest companies in federal management and technology consulting market.
Beginning in March, agencies must submit weekly reports on how funds are spent.
Lawmaker objects to a yet-to-be-named recovery oversight board's authority to order inspectors general to conduct or refrain from pursuing investigations.
Group says lax oversight has been applied to critical medical devices including cardiac defibrillators, pacemakers, replacement heart valves and coronary artery stents.
From crafting a workable budget to supporting operations in Afghanistan, significant challenges loom for the service.