Ag chief says food stamps, investments in local processing and slaughter plants are among programs helping people.
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GAO: Decline in agency staff is due to a lack of workforce planning and competitive pay.
A congressional investigation into the incident also is in the works.
Additional funding could go toward new full-body scanning machines at U.S. airports and technology to sort and search clues of pending terrorist attacks.
All of the technologies struggled through a recent round of testing and will require significantly more work before the service can send them to a combat unit, study finds.
Administration emphasizes social issues and opens rule-making to public comment, policy observer says.
President's address is expected to focus on jobs and fiscal responsibility.
Proposed amendment to debt limit bill would rescind funding for duplicative programs and funding that hasn't been designated for a particular purpose fast enough.
Memo asks the IRS and OMB to find ways to keep “deadbeat” companies off the government payroll.
But industry sources predict modest increase in Pentagon spending will go largely to personnel and healthcare costs instead of new weapons systems.