Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
NPP spolights major players in the federal budget process.
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.
Since 2008 alone, Congress has enacted 33 temporary fixes for the highway fund.
The Senate voted to approve a non-binding budget resolution that sets overall spending limits for the federal government’s discretionary spending in fiscal year 2016.
Today – all day and quite possibly into the night -- the House Armed Services Committee is marking up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). But what is the NDAA, and why should we care?
Yesterday's deadline for House and Senate budget resolution wasn't binding, and it came and went without much drama, and without a deal.
On Tax Day, it’s all about "federal funds" - largely from your income taxes - that pay for the military, certain health care programs, education and other things.
President Obama, the House and Senate have all lined up with a whopping request for Pentagon and related spending of $613 billion. What alternative do we have to this bloated Pentagon budget?
In the wee hours of Friday morning, the U.S. Senate voted 52-46 to approve a budget, setting off a months long process. Now Congress is in recess for two weeks.
Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted down the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget and passed the budget proposal from the House Budget Committee, with some tweaks.