Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
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.
Oct. 31, 2013
In a collaboration with the Prevention Project, National Priorities Project explores investment in prevention strategies -- from health care to criminal justice to national defense -- in order to achieve better outcomes for society while saving taxpayer dollars.
Oct. 10, 2013
Lawmakers’ failure to pass a real budget by Oct. 1, combined with their inability to agree on raising the debt ceiling before Oct. 17, costs our economy billions of dollars and affects millions of Americans with each day that the impasse continues.
April 10, 2013
Overview and details of President Obama's 2014 budget proposal, including proposed reductions in Social Security benefits.
April 10, 2013
Overview, highlights, and details of the Pentagon's 2014 budget request.
March 14, 2013
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.
Feb. 21, 2013
Sequestration, the Pentagon, and the States offers selected state-level briefs focused on the local impact of looming automatic across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration and historically high levels of Pentagon spending.
Jan. 9, 2013
The federal budget process is always complicated. This is truer today than perhaps ever before. Over the coming weeks and months Congress will take on issues that will shape our government for years to come.