Budget Matters Blog


Tell Senator McCain: No $18 Billion Bonus for the Pentagon

The Senate begins debating amendments to the NDAA this week. Learn how you can weigh in on one in particular. 


Hiroshima and the Hope President: Ask President Obama to Lead Us Toward a Nuclear Free World

Ask President Obama to lead the way to a nuclear-free world.


Minimum Wage at $4.25 per hour?! This is not the help Puerto Rico needs.

Dear Congress: weren’t you involved in the making of this crisis?


3 Alarming NDAA Provisions You Should Know About

House lawmakers passed the NDAA last week with so many controversial provisions, the president has already issued a veto threat. 


Our Failure to Invest in Infrastructure Is Literally Making Us Sick: #JusticeforFlint

The residents of Flint have gone without clean water for 748 days, and counting.


Cellphones Bigger than a Backpack (Or Why Universal Preschool Isn’t a Priority)

Some things are better left in the past. Huge Pentagon budgets should be one of them.


Pentagon Spending is Out of Control

The Pentagon's budget should be better - not bigger. 


Federal Contractor Spotlight: Lockheed Martin and the F-35

If you’re a defense contractor, terrorism means business, and business is good.


Senator McCain is Right: No Secrecy for Northrop Grumman on B-21

Senator John McCain has had enough of government secrecy and bloated Pentagon projects.


4 Things Congress Has Been Doing Instead of Passing a Budget Resolution

What's Congress been doing instead of passing a budget resolution? We name 4 things.