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.
July 18, 2013
Members of Congress will be in their home districts in the month of August, and NPP encourages you to set up meetings with your legislators during August to make your budget priorities known. To assist you, this is a series of fact sheets covering federal funding for education, the military, health care, and Social Security, as well as tax reform and overall federal spending and the budget process.
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 25, 2013
Find out where your 2012 income taxes went.
March 14, 2013
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.
Feb. 28, 2013
In an opinion piece for TomDispatch, Mattea Kramer and Chris Hellman describe their findings after exploring federal funding for homeland security.