Budget Matters Blog

Category: Health Care


Competing Visions: Our Budget, Our Priorities

We've just released our analysis of federal budget proposals. Trust us - you're going to want to see this. 


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.


Can Obama Defund Abstinence-Only Education?

The headline reads, “Obama eliminates ‘abstinence only’ education from federal budget.” But can he really do that?


State of the Union: 2016

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


President Obama's Last State of the Union: A look back

Today President Obama will give his final State of the Union address. A look back at seven years of president's budgets and our predictions about what you'll hear tonight.


Congress Narrowly Averts Shutdown

Just seven hours before federal agencies ran out of money, Congress passed a continuing resolution that temporarily funds the government until December 11.


Pink Out for Planned Parenthood: Who wants a government shutdown?

Seven in ten Americans are against shutting down the federal government over Planned Parenthood funding. 


The Fight to Defund Planned Parenthood

The fight to defund Planned Parenthood is not about the money.


Medicare Celebrates 50 Years

Today marks Medicare's 50th birthday. What do Americans want for the future of the program?


A Budget That Reflects Americans' Priorities

We take a look at a federal budget proposal that focuses on Americans' priorities -- such as job creation, education, Social Security, infrastructure improvements, and other domestic investments.