Budget Matters Blog

Category: Budget Process


Trump's Budget Cuts

Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.


Top 6 Federal Budget Moments of 2016

How 2016 changed peace and military spending, climate change, economic inequality and corporate greed.


Thanksgiving: He/She voted the other way. How can I face them?

We’ve been thinking about how to talk about our priorities and how – or whether it’s even possible –to bridge the divides.


A Trump Budget?

Budgets are moral documents, and the new president’s budget will reveal so much. 


Open Community Forum this Friday

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.


The C Word: Not One Presidential Debate Included a Climate Question

The biggest threat to life as we know it received one fewer question than Trump’s tweets or Clinton’s “look.”


Justice Department Announces End to Private Federal Prisons

Our pattern of mass incarceration is a choice we've made, and we can change those choices


Will Congress use the budget to pass these damaging campaign finance rules?

As if Citizens United weren’t enough, members of Congress are using the federal budget process to open the doors to more money in politics.


Tell Senator McCain: No $18 Billion Bonus for the Pentagon

The Senate begins debating amendments to the NDAA this week. Learn how you can weigh in on one in particular. 


4 Things Congress Has Been Doing Instead of Passing a Budget Resolution

What's Congress been doing instead of passing a budget resolution? We name 4 things.