President Barack Obama’s Sept. 8 speech to a joint session of Congress will likely offer deficit-control plans, as well as a series of programs to jump-start the economy, according to a White House budget report.

“The President will recommend an ambitious, comprehensive, and balanced deficit reduction plan to Congress in September that would place the country on firm fiscal footing by the middle of this decade,” said the report, titled “Fiscal Year 2012 Mid-Session Review.”

The speech will also feature a series of programs to boost growth and employment, which the report described as “a package of meaningful, new initiatives to promote economic growth and create jobs.”

Obama’s deficit-reduction proposal may be a revised version of his failed effort to strike a $4 trillion deal, an offer he made during the debt ceiling talks with GOP budget-cutters.

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