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New Report Compares Ryan, Obama, and CPC Budget Proposals: 04/01/2014

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).

In Budget Proposal, President Obama Proposes New Domestic Investments, Increased Military Spending: 03/04/2014

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.”

Secretary Hagel's Cuts Don't Translate into Less Spending: 02/25/2014

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.

Research Organization Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Pioneering Analysis of U.S. Military Budget: 02/24/2014

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 Nominated for 2014 Nobel Peace Prize: 01/31/2014

National Priorities Project (NPP) has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by the International Peace Bureau (IPB).

National Priorities Project Welcomes Budget Agreement, Highlights Failed Opportunity to Budget according to Americans’ Priorities: 12/11/2013

Deal Fails to Reduce Military Spending, Protect Social Security or End Massive Tax Giveaways for Wealthy and Corporations -- All Things Americans Want

Interviews Available: Time Is Running Out for the Budget Conference Committee: 12/10/2013

Deadline for Budget Deal is Friday, Dec. 13

National Priorities Project Statement on Budget Committee's Failure To Agree To Top-Line Budget Figures By Appropriations Leaders' Deadline: 12/03/2013

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.

National Budget Experts Available for Interviews on Corporate Tax Loopholes: 11/13/2013

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

Budget Conference Committee Has Limited Time and Wide Gap in Priorities Before Dec 13 Deadline: 10/30/2013

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.