Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Nerd Nite, what the heck is going on in Washington, DC (hint: we're on step two of a five-step budget process), and why we should all be paying attention.
Over the past few weeks, the Federal Priorities Database has been updated with information on poverty, SNAP, WIC, Head Start, and more.
Why should you care about the debt limit? Here's a look at some of the debt ceiling myths making the rounds and what you can do about it.
Last week, I attended the Data Transparency Coalition’s inaugural conference: Data Transparency 2013. Although the usual open government data suspects from nonprofits and the public sector attended, the conference was largely sponsored by and attended by private sector companies hoping to profit from government data. The meat of Data Transparency ...
If the U.S. Treasury estimated that something cost the government $1.13 trillion (that's $1,130,000,000,000) in 2013 alone, would you want to know about it?
Congress returns from August recess this week, and they face a busy fall. In addition to a vote on Syria, there are two looming issues that could result in a government shutdown if they’re not resolved in the next few weeks. No Federal Budget U.S. fiscal year 2013 will end ...
Congress returns to Washington next week, and they have a lot of work to get done. Use our fact sheets to brush up on the issues.
Everyone has a story about health care in the U.S. Make sure your health care priorities are voiced in upcoming debates about Obamacare, Medicaid, Medicare, and other federal health programs.
Saul Page used NPP's numbers to create an infographic about the cost of the modern soldier. If you use our data in your work, let us know!
The top 5 fun facts about the $1.2 trillion project that's happening behind closed doors.