With elections looming in November, most observers don’t expect Congress to pass a budget before the October 1 deadline.
The Government Accountability Office recently found that $619 billion in federal grants and loans was improperly reported in 2012.
What’s the cost of the Iraq war to taxpayers in your town? If you could reallocate those tax dollars, what would you buy instead? NPP's easy-to-use, localizable federal budget data can answer these questions and many more.
Federal spending transparency advocates gathered at Transparency Camp 2014 to hear the latest on the DATA Act and how to make it a success.
Congress authorizes spending and yada yada yada, Treasury cuts checks. The DATA Act says we can do better when it comes to tracking government spending.
Does the federal budget affect lunchtime for the kids in your neighborhood? You might be surprised at the answer.
Posted: | Budget Process, Debt & Deficit, Education, Health Care, Military & Security, Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Safety Net, Taxes & Revenue, Transparency & Data
President Obama today released his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget proposal, a plan that includes new manufacturing institutes, job training, and the president’s signature initiative of universal pre-kindergarten education. Here are the highlgihts of what the budget contains.
February 22 is International Open Data Day. Celebrate by checking out some of NPP's open data tools.
NPP visited DC to advocate for federal spending data that captures the flow of federal money to states and communities.
NPP is proud to celebrate Data Innovation Day 2014 by highlighting our open data tools.