Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Check out our new Competing Visions analysis that examines how the major budget proposals stack up against Americans' priorities on 15 major issues including job creation, education, war spending, and taxes.
This week, Congressional lawmakers will publish several budget proposals as alternatives to the president’s budget that was released in early February. Are you wondering why Congress does this?
Next week, when the budget alternatives are released, we’ll be taking a look at how each major budget proposal stacks up on issues you care about.
Three days before another potential government shutdown, Congress voted yesterday to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the rest of the fiscal year which ends on September 30.
If Congressional lawmakers cannot come to agreement on how to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) by midnight tonight, tens of thousands of workers could be furloughed and hundreds of thousands more “essential” employees would have to report to work without knowing when they’ll get their next paycheck.
Just five legislative days remain between now and the end of next week, making a shutdown of DHS more and more likely.
Today we released The President's 2016 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
About a week and a half ago, the White House released a plan to “simplify our complex tax code” and “make it fairer by eliminating some of the biggest loopholes.” Here we provide a brief overview of what loopholes he’d like to close and what he wants to do with the money.
Last week, three of NPP’s own joined dozens of partners from around the country at an annual National Security Strategy Retreat held in Bethesda, MD, just outside of Washington, DC.
A proposed rule change by the House of Representatives would prevent lawmakers from transferring funding from the Social Security retirement and survivor’s (OASI) trust fund to the disability (DI) trust fund.