Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
National Priorities Project releases to-the-penny breakdown of how federal income taxes were spent, including tax receipts by state and an individual tax receipt calculator
President Obama sent language to Congress on Wednesday seeking an Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) for military action against ISIS, which seeks Congressional approval for war in the Middle East for the next three years.
NPP has analyzed how the president's budget proposal and compared it to Americans' stated policy priorities.
$4 Trillion Proposal Emphasizes Jobs, Education, Pentagon, New Taxes on Wealthy
Highlights Previously Unavailable Data About How U.S. Government Spends Taxpayer Dollars
2014 Voter’s Guide includes key data points, implications for the federal budget, and top questions to ask candidates running for Congress
As President Obama and Congress consider their next move on the crisis in Iraq, they must take into consideration the cost to the U.S. and American taxpayers when our nation goes to war.
In the midst of Congressional debate about a tax extenders package, National Priorities Project (NPP) has released a new report, "The Big Money in Tax Breaks," which puts the cost of tax breaks into perspective.
Douglas J. Hall, Ph.D., the current director of the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., will become executive director of National Priorities Project (NPP) in June. Jo Comerford, who has led the organization since 2008, will step down at the end of May.
NPP's tax receipt calculator shows how federal income tax dollars were spent in 2013 -- for individuals, the average American, and the average taxpayer by state.