Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.