We've added the following indicator to the Federal Priorities Database. TANF (Cash Assistance) Participation: average number of individuals and families receiving cash assistance. TANF stands for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. . Note that it replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) during the Clinton administration, which explains the ...
A new indicator is now available in the Federal Priorities Database: Department of Defense Personnel: Number of civilian, military, and reserve national guard personnel employed by the Department of Defense.
We've added another federal expenditure to the Federal Priorities Database: Department of Defense Procurement Contracts: amount of procurement contracts awarded by the Department of Defense (by vendor location).
The House of Representatives has proposed to slash the FY11 open data budget from $34 million to $2 million, effectively shutting down sites like Data.gov and USASpending.gov. National Priorities Project would like to put that $32 million savings in context.
To date, this space has been used by National Priorities Project's budget experts to supplement our datasets and other online resources. As NPP's new database manager, I'd like to add some technical commentary to the mix. There’s a few exciting projects in the works—projects that will extend the reach of our publications, analysis, and curated data.
This week, the IRS released the 2011 edition of its Data Book. Thank you and congratulations to the IRS on being so quick to release 2011 numbers. As a result, NPP has updated the following Federal Priorities dataset: Federal Tax Collection: updated through 2011