Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Analysis - /analysis/2016/tax-day-2016/tax-day-2016-seven-surprising-things-you-should-know-about-taxes/
March 10, 2016 - There's plenty to like about taxes. And what you don't like, you can change.
Blog - /blog/2016/03/01/super-tuesday-federal-funding-ten-states/
March 1, 2016 - Super Tuesday is here. Twelve states will vote in the 2016 presidential primary.
Blog - /blog/2016/02/23/how-nevada-and-south-carolina-depend-federal-spending/
Feb. 23, 2016 - Halfway through the Nevada and South Carolina primaries, here’s the upshot on how federal funding makes its way to these states.
Blog - /blog/2016/01/27/federal-funds-and-primaries-new-hampshire-and-iowa/
Jan. 27, 2016 - With the first presidential primaries coming up in New Hampshire and Iowa, we took a look at how federal government contributes to those two states.
Article - /pressroom/articles/2015/05/04/federal-budget-transparency-doug-hall/
May 4, 2015 - It’s Doug Hall’s mission to educate the taxpayer on where their taxes are really being spent. He talks to the Creating Wealth podcast about the federal discretionary budget and how the Nat...
Blog - /blog/2015/04/08/where-did-your-2014-tax-dollars-go/
April 8, 2015 - Tax season is upon us! What should you know about your taxes? Here are seven things.
Analysis - /analysis/2015/tax-day-2015/tax-day-2015-seven-things-you-should-know-about-taxes/
March 16, 2015 - Tax Day 2015: Seven Things You Should Know About Taxes lkoshgarian 1. You are an investor in our nation and your tax dollars come back to your community. Your taxes fund health care programs, clean...
Blog - /blog/2014/12/23/top-14-moments-2014/
Dec. 23, 2014 - As we approach the end of another year, the team here at National Priorities Project has been looking back at our victories and favorite moments from the past twelve months.
Blog - /blog/2014/12/22/thank-you-becky/
Dec. 22, 2014 - It is a bittersweet day for us here at National Priorities Project. While we are in festive holiday mood, and have lots of organizational accomplishments to be proud of from 2014 (did we mention we we...
Analysis - /analysis/2014/state-smart-federal-funds-50-states/
Nov. 20, 2014 - NPP's State Smart offers an easy-to-use look at dozens of ways that federal dollars flow between states and the U.S. Treasury. This report examines the influence of the Great Recession on these dynami...
Blog - /blog/2014/11/06/post-election-npp-114th-congress-and-beyond/
Nov. 6, 2014 - No matter who's in office, NPP will continue its pursuit of a transparent, accessible federal budget.
Blog - /blog/2014/10/30/senate-governor-state-smart/
Oct. 30, 2014 - Election 2014 is almost upon us. "Interest, amuse, and amaze yourselves between campaign commercials" with State Smart.
Blog - /blog/2014/10/23/new-open-federal-spending-data-week-one/
Oct. 23, 2014 - One week after launch, NPP presents hard-hitting analysis of the most popular State Smart states.
Blog - /blog/2014/10/21/spotlight-npps-data-transparency-voters-guide/
Oct. 21, 2014 - 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&...
Blog - /blog/2014/10/16/state-smart-better-federal-budget-open-data/
Oct. 16, 2014 - NPP launches State Smart and ends a dark time for federal spending data.
Article - /pressroom/articles/2014/10/16/government-cut-valuable-report-on-federal-spending/
Oct. 16, 2014 - The government cut a valuable report on federal spending on states. Now two think tanks are trying to recreate it Niraj Chokshi What do you do when the government kills a valuable dataset? Build your ...
Blog - /blog/2014/10/15/state-smart-federal-jobs-your-state/
Oct. 15, 2014 - 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.
Blog - /blog/2014/10/03/npp-us-treasury-heres-why-spending-data-matters/
Oct. 3, 2014 - NPP presented its outside-the-Beltway perspective on federal spending data to the U.S. Treasury Department.
Blog - /blog/2014/10/02/state-smart-federal-grants-your-state/
Oct. 2, 2014 - Today's State Smart preview spotlights federal grants that go directly to state governments and ultimately affect people in our communitites.
Blog - /blog/2014/09/30/spotlight-npps-health-care-and-affordable-care-act-voters-guides/
Sept. 30, 2014 - This week, we spotlight our Voter’s Guides on health care and the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) to give you the current state of federal health care policy and spending before the No...