Federal Budget Analysis

State Smart: Federal Funds in 50 States

Nov. 20, 2014

NPP's State Smart offers an easy-to-use look at dozens of ways that federal dollars flow between states and the U.S. Treasury. This report examines the influence of the Great Recession on these dynamics and their impact on our everyday lives.


Tax Extenders Explained

Nov. 19, 2014

National Priorities Project answers important questions related to the temporary tax breaks known as the “tax extenders.”


Competing Visions: Election Edition

Oct. 29, 2014

NPP revisits its Competing Visions analysis that shows how lawmakers would break down the federal budget.


Voter’s Guides 2014

Sept. 4, 2014

Our Voter’s Guides give you the low-down on our federal government’s role in vital systems we all care about, including education, health care, and the military, as well as how we can pay for it all through taxes and the role of deficits and the national debt, and key questions to ask candidates.


Factsheets on NPP's Eight Issue Areas

June 17, 2014

The National Priorities Project takes on analysis of eight key issue areas as they relate to the federal budget - from spending on health care and social insurance programs to the military budget.


Move The Money 2014

May 20, 2014

National Priorities Project, Peace Action, along with a terrific group of colleagues, have assembled all the materials you need to enter the current national debate about Pentagon spending within the federal budget, while building the capacity of colleagues and allies to join you!


The Big Money in Tax Breaks Continues

April 18, 2014

National Priorities Project examines trillions of dollars in tax breaks, who benefits, and why it matters for you. Materials include an interactive visualization, a report, and data on every tax break from 1974 to the present.

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Fiscal Year 2015 Pentagon Budget Analysis

April 7, 2014

National Priorities Project examines the new budget proposal for the Department of Defense.


Competing Visions: President Obama, Rep. Paul Ryan, and House Progressives Release Budget Proposals for 2015

April 1, 2014

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.


Tax Day 2014

March 25, 2014

April 15 is Tax Day. Do you know where your taxes went? See how the federal government spent each one of your federal income tax dollars, get the key facts in Taxes 101, and get your personalized tax receipt or the average tax receipt for taxpayers in your state.

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