Here's what you need to know from the Social Security and Medicare trustees reports.
NPP spotlights major players in the federal budget process. This week: Nancy Pelosi.
Earlier this week, President Obama announced that after more than a year and a half of negotiations, the U.S. reached a nuclear deal with Iran. This newly reached deal provides hope that we as a nation will be able to avoid another long and costly war abroad.
NPP spotlights major players in the federal budget process.
NPP spolights major players in the federal budget process.
Yesterday Pope Francis added his considerable voice to the chorus calling for bold, immediate action on climate change. Here are five federal budget policies that don't live up to that vision.
On average, Americans believe that approximately a quarter of the US federal budget is spent on foreign aid. It's actually closer to one percent.
In May 2014, President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) into law. Once implemented, the DATA Act will make it easier to understand how the federal government spends money.
In fiscal year 2014, the United States government paid out an astounding $444 billion in federal contracts -- equivalent to almost forty percent of the federal discretionary budget for 2014.
Since 2008 alone, Congress has enacted 33 temporary fixes for the highway fund.