Budget Matters Blog

Category: Budget Process


Webinar: 2017 Budget Proposals vs Americans' Priorities

In an upcoming webinar, we'll explain the differences between major budget proposals and share information about how you can influence the budget to shift our nation’s priorities.


Five Reasons to Support the #PeoplesBudget

  Ask your member of Congress to support the People’s Budget!   We’ve just gotten our hands on the People’s Budget, released today, and so far we’re big fans. Here are just five reasons to support the People’s Budget. 1. Infrastructure, at last (and justice for Flint). The People’s Budget...


Super Tuesday: Federal Funding in Twelve States

Super Tuesday is here. Twelve states will vote in the 2016 presidential primary.


Does the President’s Budget Achieve our New Year’s Resolutions?

We set 3 resolutions for 2016, all in the name of making the federal budget work for all Americans. Does President Obama's budget proposal achieve them?


Top Five Take-Aways from President Obama's Budget

Here are our top five takeaways from President Obama's 2017 budget request.


National Priorities Project Statement On President Obama’s Last Budget Proposal

President Obama’s last budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 is a mix of old and new, of longshot proposals and sure bets.


FY 2017 Pentagon Budget Preview

Yesterday, Ash Carter previewed the president's Pentagon budget request for fiscal year 2017. Here’s what we know.


Is the F-35 our Death Star?

Ash Carter's defense budget preview showed that the Pentagon wants to continue sinking federal tax dollars into the F-35.


Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

Many of us remember his tireless works around civil rights, but there was more to his legacy.


State of the Union: 2016

Last night, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. Take our short poll below!