Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
March 19, 2015
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.
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.
Oct. 29, 2014
NPP revisits its Competing Visions analysis that shows how lawmakers would break down the federal budget.
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.