Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Does the federal budget affect lunchtime for the kids in your neighborhood? You might be surprised at the answer.
It's that time of year. Taxes are due on April 15. But where do our tax dollars actually go? Here's the answer.
Today we released The President's 2015 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
Posted: | Budget Process, Debt & Deficit, Education, Health Care, Military & Security, Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Safety Net, Taxes & Revenue, Transparency & Data
President Obama today released his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget proposal, a plan that includes new manufacturing institutes, job training, and the president’s signature initiative of universal pre-kindergarten education. Here are the highlgihts of what the budget contains.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, which renewed a commitment to federal funding for programs to help struggling Americans. Here's a list of resources that illustrate how these federal programs are faring 50 years later.
In 2011, Emily was 20 years old and living in a homeless shelter.
When discussions around federal spending turn to trade-offs and long-term projections, the stakes are highest for the Millennial generation and those who are still in the K-12 education system.
The government shutdown allowed us to glimpse our lawmakers' values, and what we saw was ugly.
Congress returns to Washington next week, and they have a lot of work to get done. Use our fact sheets to brush up on the issues.
This summer has been full of surprises.