Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
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.
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.
Check out our new Competing Visions analysis that examines how the major budget proposals stack up against Americans' priorities on 15 major issues including job creation, education, war spending, and taxes.
Today we released The President's 2016 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
About a week and a half ago, the White House released a plan to “simplify our complex tax code” and “make it fairer by eliminating some of the biggest loopholes.” Here we provide a brief overview of what loopholes he’d like to close and what he wants to do with the money.
A proposed rule change by the House of Representatives would prevent lawmakers from transferring funding from the Social Security retirement and survivor’s (OASI) trust fund to the disability (DI) trust fund.
Congress tackles the Keystone XL Pipeline, Obamacare, and makes a move toward tax reform in its first week back, with a side of business as usual.
Will You Vote On Tuesday, November 4?
From California’s agricultural Central Valley to cities like Detroit and Washington, DC, to coal mining towns in Appalachia, federal aid to individuals touches communities in many ways. NPP previews a new State Smart dataset showing you how.
Americans say that ensuring the Social Security system and improving the job situation in our country are two of the most important issues facing Congress and the president in 2014. Here at NPP we have developed a set of Voter’s Guides that break down key federal budget issues like these into easily digestible facts and provide you with important questions for the candidates.