Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
On her last day as executive director of National Priorities Project, Jo Comerford tells a couple of her favorite NPP stories and celebrates NPP's next chapter.
Posted: | Budget Process, Debt & Deficit, Education, Health Care, Military & Security, Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Safety Net, Taxes & Revenue, Transparency & Data
President Obama today released his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget proposal, a plan that includes new manufacturing institutes, job training, and the president’s signature initiative of universal pre-kindergarten education. Here are the highlgihts of what the budget contains.
National Priorities Project has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau.
By e-mail and social media, we asked you to weigh in about what you think the president should cover during his speech – about what actions he should take in the coming year. Here's what you said.
The federal budget process, explained in one graphic.
Congress managed to squeeze through a budget deal just before its Dec. 13 deadline, narrowly avoiding another crisis. Yet there is still a long way to go. January is sure to be action-packed.
With a task of paramount importance ahead of them, the Budget Conference Committee has limited time to reach agreement on a budget and avoid another shutdown.
On October 18, NPP celebrated our 30th anniversary with an event honoring keynote speakers Ai-jen Poo, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, and Barney Frank, as well as Democracy Champions from around the country.
NPP is working with partner organizations to send a letter to our lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Dear Congress: it's time for Congress to return to the regular appropriations process and ensure that people have a voice in how their tax dollars are spent.