Workforce size and the amount employees pay toward retirement benefits will be among the issues the House is set to consider.
A billion dollars are designated for the president’s climate resilience plan.
Request represents a slight increase from 2014, but still falls hundreds of millions short of 2012 spending.
Obama administration seeks $46.2 billion for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, $1.6 billion less than it requested for fiscal 2014.
The budget includes new funding for AIDS prevention, family planning programs, and food safety among other things.
Requiring federal employees to pay more toward their retirement benefits likely would hurt retention, but effect on recruitment less certain, study says.
The White House is seeking cost-saving suggestions from federal employees for inclusion with the next budget proposal.
A comprehensive analysis of the impacts that the White House budget request would have on small businesses.
Funding for NASA's Planetary Science program would drop by $300 million under the president's budget proposal.
President Obama wants to increase funding for the Interior Department, according to the White House budget request for 2014.