President Bush\u2019s Administration asked Congress for $30.5 billion dollars for IT at the Department of Defense for FY 2007, Federal Computer Week reports. That\u2019s $100 million more than was allotted for FY 2006.\u00a0 Among the department\u2019s IT priorities are expanding its global communications and emphasizing business transformation, FCW said.IT spending at the Commerce Department would jump nearly seven percent in FY 2007 under the President\u2019s proposed budget, with $1.68 million going towards IT expenditures, FCW reports. That\u2019s roughly $11 million more than was budgeted in 2006.\u00a0 Overall, the department\u2019s budget of $6.14 billion is 4.2 percent less than the FY 2006 budget.The Justice Department would get an additional $134 million dollars to improve the management, storage, sharing and security of its information, FCW reports. That funding would also increase the Federal Bureau of Investigation\u2019s (FBI) spending on IT, in order to improve its intelligence and information-sharing capabilities, FCW said.The National Science Foundation (NSF) would receive $50 million for IT under the President\u2019s proposed budget, FCW reports. That\u2019s a million dollars less than Congress appropriated for FY 2006.\u00a0 The NSF will upgrade its IT infrastructure and office automation in 2007, for which it has budgeted some $19.7 million for FY 2007.Don\u2019t forget to keep checking in at our CIO News Alerts page for updated news coverage.