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Move the Money 2015

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!


Competing Visions: President Obama, House Budget Committee, Senate Budget Committee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Release Budget Proposals for 2016

March 19, 2015

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


Tax Day 2015

March 16, 2015

Tax Day is coming up on April 15. Wondering where your 2014 income taxes went? 

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President Obama Proposes 2016 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.


National Priorities Project Reacts to President's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

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.


What's in a Cromnibus: Extended Analysis

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.


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.