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Earlier this week, National Priorities Project released Federal Money on the Rise in Florida, Nevada, a surprising look at the role of federal money in the states. As the primary season continues, we'll be putting more states under the microscope. In the meantime, here are a few resources for getting these numbers for your own state.
Jackie Bray is a single mother who lost her job as a mechanic but has a new one working at a wind turbine factory in Charlotte, North Carolina. In his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, President Obama used this story to illustrate his vision for America’s economy. ...
Posted: | Budget Process
As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the State of the Union address is important in part because it gives a preview of the president’s forthcoming budget request. (In early February President Obama will release his budget request for fiscal year 2013, which begins on October 1, 2012.) National Priorities Project ...
On Tuesday night President Obama will give the final State of the Union address of his first term. Much speculation precedes the address, and much analysis follows. But why does the State of the Union matter so much? One reason the State of the Union has been important historically is ...
In the latest Data Wednesday, learn how to view and export county-level data from NPP's Federal Priorities Database.
Posted: | Military & Security