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We're getting ready for 2012 by doing a little cleanup in the Federal Priorities Database.
In the latest Data Wednesday piece, we continue last week's topic of comparing data over time by showing how to adjust Federal Priorities Database search results for inflation.
Executive director Jo Comerford explains how budget reductions affect the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
This week’s headlines from Washington have focused on an end of year budget deal that would avoid a federal government shutdown and the expiration of a temporary reduction in workers’ Social Security payroll deductions. Two important issues, to be sure, but left somewhere in the dust is another and arguably ...
In the third installment of our weekly look at NPP's Federal Priorities Database, we discuss how to display historical data using the map.
Senior research analyst Mattea Kramer explains how the proposed extension of unemployment benefits would help keep the economy afloat.
What's the difference between unemployment and underemployment, and how does a long-term economic downturn affect their relationship?
The second Data Wednesday installment discusses the map that displays search results from the Federal Priorities Database. We'll show you what to look for and how to find and interpret the numbers.