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Aug. 11, 2015
Domestic discretionary programs that Congress funds annually have already been subjected to years of freezes and cuts. The budget passed by Congress would cut them by $500 billion more over the next decade.
July 23, 2015
National Priorities Project breaks down what you need to know on the status of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds.
June 4, 2015
On February 2, the Obama Administration released its fiscal year 2016 budget request reflecting input from the Department of Defense. Here's what they asked for.
May 14, 2015
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!
March 19, 2015
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.
March 16, 2015
Tax Day is coming up on April 15. Wondering where your 2014 income taxes went?
Feb. 9, 2015
President Obama recently released his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal. And budgets are about our nation’s priorities: What are we going to spend money on? How are we going to raise the money we want to spend? These pictures tell the story of the priorities found in the president’s budget.
Feb. 4, 2015
President Obama's budget proposal includes spending above sequestration caps for defense and non-defense, and many initiatives that would be widely popular with Americans.
Feb. 2, 2015
President Obama today released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. The $4 trillion spending and tax proposal includes funding that would provide two years of tuition-free community college for students, investments in job training and early education, as well as substantial increases in military spending.
Dec. 15, 2014
On Saturday, the Senate passed a U.S. budget that avoided a government shutdown, set the stage for a February showdown over immigration, relaxed financial investment rules implemented under the Dodd-Frank Act, raised limits on campaign contributions, and made policy changes in virtually every public policy arena you care about.