Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
National Priorities Project (NPP) today released its one-of-a-kind comparison of federal budget proposals issued by House Budget Chair Paul Ryan, President Obama, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC).
Today President Obama released his sixth budget proposal, requesting $3.9 trillion in fiscal year 2015. His proposal would relieve sequestration cuts by adding back $56 billion in discretionary spending next year in an “Opportunity, Growth, and Security Initiative.”
While Secretary Hagel has announced cutbacks in a number of military programs, the Pentagon isn’t planning any major reductions in spending any time soon.
NPP was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of our pioneering work to track federal spending on the military and promote a U.S. federal budget that represents Americans' priorities
National Priorities Project (NPP) has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau (IPB).
Deal Fails to Reduce Military Spending, Protect Social Security or End Massive Tax Giveaways for Wealthy and Corporations -- All Things Americans Want
Deadline for Budget Deal is Friday, Dec. 13
National Priorities Project (NPP) today released the following statement from NPP Executive Director Jo Comerford in response to the congressional budget conference committee's failure to agree to top-line budget numbers prior to December 2, 2013.
With Only 30 Days Left Until Congressional Budget Committee Deadline, Tax Reform Remains Major Point of Contention; Deferral of Corporate Income Earned Abroad Cost Approximately $236 Billion Over Past Five Years
With a task of paramount importance ahead of them, the Budget Conference Committee has limited time to reach agreement on a budget and avoid another shutdown.