Federal Budget Analysis: Budget Process

Move The Money 2014

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!


Competing Visions: President Obama, Rep. Paul Ryan, and House Progressives Release Budget Proposals for 2015

April 1, 2014

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


Federal Spending in Your State, 2013-2015

March 24, 2014

Funding by state for select federal programs including Head Start, Special Education, and Medicaid.


President's 2015 Budget in Pictures

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.

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President Obama Proposes 2015 Budget

March 4, 2014

New budget includes $56 billion in additional spending, relieving sequestration for fiscal 2015.


Sequestration’s Impact on Military Spending, 2013 – 2014

March 4, 2014

Across-the-board budget cuts have had a much smaller impact on military spending than news reports suggest.


History of the U.S. Federal Budget, 2011 – 2013

Feb. 12, 2014

Recently the nation has endured one Congress-made, budget-related crisis after another. National Priorities Project documents the twists and turns.


Summary of 2014 Discretionary Spending Levels

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.


FAQ: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013

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.


Americans' Blueprint for a Budget Resolution

Nov. 21, 2013

Lawmakers are failing the basic task of managing our nation’s finances. Yet if they listened to the American people, they would pass a smart long-term budget plan by taking these actions on key issues.