Measure provides $96.7 billion, most of which would go toward the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Priorities include revamping Bush’s system of evaluating programs and hiring “several hundred thousand” civil servants.
Administration’s budget request supports service’s modernization plans.
Projection has increased by $90 billion since February.
Pentagon chief says change is in the best interest of national security and the success of the mission.
White House report estimates the Recovery Act will save or create 6.8 million temporary jobs by the end of 2012.
Budget increases funding for the other offices within the Labor Department's Employment Standards Administration, which oversees whether employers are complying with wage and hour laws.
Legislators agree with the reductions in general, but don't want to see programs that benefit their constituents eliminated.
Budget chief says more data systems and protocols for statistical analyses are needed.
Many of the provisions in a bill to streamline the federal job application process can be accomplished administratively, OPM director tells lawmakers.