Fiscal 2006 budget roundup: Key IT funding requests

President Bush recently released his budget proposal for fiscal 2006. How would federal agencies fare under his vision?

  • Bush wants 7 percent IT increase
    President Bush's proposed budget for fiscal 2006 calls for a 7 percent increase in information technology spending governmentwide to $65.1 billion.

Governmentwide:

Agriculture:

Commerce:

Education:

Defense:

General Services Administration:

Homeland Security:

Interior:

Social Security Administration:

Transportation:

Treasury:

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