Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Last week lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted 240-179 to repeal the federal estate tax despite President Obama’s threats to veto the bill.
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.
Join this webinar to see a breakdown of how the federal government spent each of your income tax dollars last year.
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.
President Obama’s State of the Union address last night was as notable for what it included as for what it didn’t include. We give you the lowdown on gridlock, climate change, middle class economics, free community college, taxes, war spending and more.