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Our latest data story highlights some of the historical federal spending patterns for several grant programs featured in President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2013.
When looking at data, you may hear or read the phrase normalization. Simply put, normalization is transforming a set of data so that they may be compared in a meaningful way. Still sounds geeky? Although you may not realize it, you use normalized data all the time. The latest Data Wednesday walks you through an example using familiar information: unemployment numbers.
The latest Data Wednesday installment shows you how to embed the Federal Priorities Database interactive map right into your own website.
Earlier this week, National Priorities Project released Federal Money on the Rise in Florida, Nevada, a surprising look at the role of federal money in the states. As the primary season continues, we'll be putting more states under the microscope. In the meantime, here are a few resources for getting these numbers for your own state.
In the latest Data Wednesday, learn how to view and export county-level data from NPP's Federal Priorities Database.
We recently took some data from the IRS and made it even better.
In the latest Data Wednesday post, learn how move data from the Federal Priorities Database to a spreadsheet on your own computer. From there, you're free to combine it with other spreadsheets, apply your own formulas, create graphs, or do anything else you can dream up.
NPP recently examined the role of federal money in Iowa and New Hampshire. Key data in this report came from our Federal Priorities Database and are available to anyone interested in researching other states: Federal Aid to Individuals (1993-2010) Federal Tax Collection (1998-2010) Federal Aid to Individuals Using a report from ...