What has the U.S. spent fighting Ebola? It seems nobody really knows. One thing we do know: it’s not a lot.
This week, following on the release of NPP’s new State Smart website that allows you to see how federal dollars flow to and from your state, we’re spotlighting our Data Transparency voter’s guide.
NPP launches State Smart and ends a dark time for federal spending data.
Our last State Smart preview digs into federal jobs and compensation in the states and what they mean for a pathway to the middle class.
NPP presented its outside-the-Beltway perspective on federal spending data to the U.S. Treasury Department.
Last week I had the good fortune to join an amazing group of people doing exciting and transformative work in the growing field of participatory budgeting (“PB”), at the third annual PB Conference, held this year in Oakland (and nearby Vallejo), California. [I was invited to speak on two panels--one...
Today's State Smart preview spotlights federal grants that go directly to state governments and ultimately affect people in our communitites.
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.
NPP profiles another State Smart dataset, this time highlighting state federal tax contributions.
As the first in a series of releases leading up to State Smart, NPP profiles federal contract spending in the states, with a spotlight on the Department of Defense.