Budget Matters Blog


Trump's Budget Cuts

Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.


Top 6 Federal Budget Moments of 2016

How 2016 changed peace and military spending, climate change, economic inequality and corporate greed.


Happy Government Shutdown Day!

Happy Government Shutdown Day, America. Like an extra 10 pounds, there are parts of this holiday that don't just go away when it's over.


Pentagon Covers Up $125 Billion in Wasteful Spending

We have enough to build a strong future for our country - if we use our resources wisely.


A Trump Budget: Will Congress repeal Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act)?

So what’s standing in the way of repealing the Affordable Care Act?


Thanksgiving: He/She voted the other way. How can I face them?

We’ve been thinking about how to talk about our priorities and how – or whether it’s even possible –to bridge the divides.


A Trump Budget: Military Contractors Rejoice

For all of the president-elect’s lack of policy clarity, his position on Pentagon and military spending has been pretty clear: it’s headed higher.


A Trump Budget?

Budgets are moral documents, and the new president’s budget will reveal so much. 


Open Community Forum this Friday

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.


The C Word: Not One Presidential Debate Included a Climate Question

The biggest threat to life as we know it received one fewer question than Trump’s tweets or Clinton’s “look.”