The commission was sympathetic to a request to accept $100 worth of the virtual currency.
The USDA is going after people who sell food stamps for money.
Unions and health experts had urged even stronger limits.
The bill will allow guns in schools, churches, and government buildings.
Though a current bill is stalled in the House, some in the GOP are still pushing reform.
New eligibility rules are expected to bring a surge of letters to President Obama.
Thursday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules to combat welfare fraud, change how military auto mechanics are paid, and garnish the wages of people who owe money to the U.S. Postal Service.
She warned the safety of freight rail oil trains has been compromised “far too often."
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said President Obama doesn’t have the authority to “go it alone” on changing sentencing policies by making more non-violent drug offenders eligible for clemency.
U.S. farmers say importing Brazilian beef could contaminate the nation's food supply and cost the industry billions.
National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson warned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday not to allow beef imports from Brazil, where the country's livestock recently suffered from foot and mouth disease.