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Nov. 10, 2017
The richest one percent – with average incomes of $2 million – will collectively get $72 billion in tax cuts in 2018 under the Trump plan. What else could that pay for?
July 20, 2017
U.S. military spending, with its major focus on exerting U.S. influence and dominance overseas, has an analog here at home: spending on policing, incarceration, and immigration enforcement.
April 3, 2017
In 2016, the "militarized" budget amounted to 64 percent of discretionary spending.
March 31, 2017
Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?
March 21, 2016
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.
March 10, 2016
Wondering where your 2015 income taxes went?
Feb. 17, 2016
The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.
Feb. 11, 2016
New proposal calls for investment in domestic priorities but also prioritizes Pentagon spending and military force.
Dec. 9, 2015
National Priorities Project answers important questions related to the temporary tax breaks known as the “tax extenders.”