Budget Matters Blog

Entries By Sheila Heady

Budget Brief - Job Creation in the Budget

Senior research analyst Mattea Kramer looks through the President's budget proposal to find out what is designated for job creation.     Want to make sure you don't miss any of our videos? Subscribe to NPP's YouTube Channel!

Budget Brief - Twelve Zeros

National Priorities Project's executive director Jo Comerford explains NPP's Twelve Zeros campaign, three weeks of bite sized information about the President's budget proposal.

Budget Brief - The President's Budget: Discretionary Spending

National Priorities Project executive director Jo Comerford examines the discretionary portion of the President's proposed federal budget. Don't remember the difference between discretionary and mandatory spending? Refresh your memory here!

Budget Brief - State of the Union Energy Policies

Senior research analyst Chris Hellman takes a look at the energy policies laid out in last week's State of the Union address. You can find the full text of President Obama's address here.