Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
April 7, 2014
National Priorities Project examines the new budget proposal for the Department of Defense.
April 1, 2014
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.
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.
March 24, 2014
Funding by state for select federal programs including Head Start, Special Education, and Medicaid.
March 19, 2014
President Obama recently released his 2015 budget proposal. And budgets are about priorities: What we’re going to spend money on, and how we’re going to raise the money that we’re spending. These pictures tell the story of the priorities in the president’s budget.
March 4, 2014
New budget includes $56 billion in additional spending, relieving sequestration for fiscal 2015.
March 4, 2014
Across-the-board budget cuts have had a much smaller impact on military spending than news reports suggest.
Feb. 12, 2014
Recently the nation has endured one Congress-made, budget-related crisis after another. National Priorities Project documents the twists and turns.
Jan. 28, 2014
Earlier this month, congressional lawmakers enacted an omnibus spending bill that would fund the federal government for fiscal year 2014. Here's how the omnibus compares to 2013 spending levels.
Dec. 11, 2013
Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray and her House counterpart Rep. Paul Ryan came to a deal on the federal budget. See exactly what the deal contains.