Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
National Priorities Project has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau.
An omnibus in London/ Photo by Gene Hunt. A $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill was unveiled last night in Congress to fund the government for the rest of this fiscal year. The bill will be voted on by the end of the week. But what exactly is an “omnibus”? In...
One of the most indefensible components of the federal budget is the continuing expenditure of tens of billions of dollars a year to maintain and upgrade nuclear weapons.
Senate Budget Chair Patty Murray, and her House counterpart Rep. Paul Ryan, yesterday reached a deal determining federal spending for the next two years. But who won and who lost?
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.
Saul Page used NPP's numbers to create an infographic about the cost of the modern soldier. If you use our data in your work, let us know!
What's happening in Congress right now could alter this nation for years to come. NPP's new, easy-to-use fact sheets will help you understand contentious issues like taxes and Obamacare so you can decide for yourself and make your voice heard while lawmakers are close do home during the August recess.
When lawmakers in the House passed an agriculture bill last week that effectively eliminated funding for the food stamp program, they were pulling nutrition assistance from millions of at-risk families.