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Pentagon increases in 2022 could almost fund Build Back Better

Remember Build Back Better? Way back in December, President Biden and advocates across a wide spectrum of issues fought to fund the ...


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Budget Deal Prioritizes War and Militarization Over Critical Needs, Again

March 9 - Today a bipartisan budget deal to fund the federal government for FY 2022 was announced. The deal provides $730 billion in domestic spending vs. $782 billion for the military and war. National Priorities Project at the Institute ...

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