Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
The beginning of a new fiscal year presents a new chance for Americans to make sure the federal budget works for all of us. The National Priorities Project is pleased to sponsor a free webinar on Poverty and the Federal Budget.
Here are a few of the ways that federal tax and budget policy contribute to economic inequality.
The fight to defund Planned Parenthood is not about the money.
Yesterday Pope Francis added his considerable voice to the chorus calling for bold, immediate action on climate change. Here are five federal budget policies that don't live up to that vision.
In fiscal year 2014, the United States government paid out an astounding $444 billion in federal contracts -- equivalent to almost forty percent of the federal discretionary budget for 2014.
Since 2008 alone, Congress has enacted 33 temporary fixes for the highway fund.
With ISIS in the news again recently and new fears about abilities to contain the threat, we're taking another look at what this fight is costing us.
In 2014, 27 cents of your income tax dollar went to the military for weapons, base operations, and war, but only 6 cents went to support generations of our nation's veterans.
The OCO slush fund was originally designed to fund our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but it is now being used to help the Pentagon break existing spending caps.
A new executive order prohibits the federal provision of tracked armored vehicles, weaponized aircraft and vehicles, grenade launchers, and other items to local police departments.