Faces of the Federal Budget

The Faces of the Budget project tells the story of the federal budget through ordinary folks' personal experience.

I think it's crucial that Americans know exactly what lawmakers receive in personal benefits and medical care from our tax dollars. Comparisons with what Medicare costs us would also be valuable. More

Cecilia from Duluth, MN | Map

I was awarded two Pell Grants during my time in college. They were extremely important to me. More

Fletcher from Shelburne, MA | Map

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