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    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
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    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
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    Ever wonder what happens to your taxes? This shows how each federal income tax dollar was spent last tax year.

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NPP Condemns Passage of $778 Pentagon Bill

December 8, 2021 - The House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a $778 billion Pentagon bill. National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies released the following statement.

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