Federal Budget Analysis: Military & Security

The Militarized Budget 2017

April 3, 2017

In 2016, the "militarized" budget amounted to 64 percent of discretionary spending.



Competing Visions 2016

March 21, 2016

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

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The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Feb. 17, 2016

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.


President Obama Proposes 2017 Budget

Feb. 11, 2016

New proposal calls for investment in domestic priorities but also prioritizes Pentagon spending and military force.  


Pentagon Budget Request FY2016

June 4, 2015

On February 2, the Obama Administration released its fiscal year 2016 budget request reflecting input from the Department of Defense. Here's what they asked for.


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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