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In recent years the president has submitted his budget late, the House and Senate have passed only a few – if any – of the 12 appropriations bills, and Congress has relied on continuing resolutions and omnibus spending bills to keep the government going.

Blog Posts

Senate Steps Closer to Tax Cuts for the Very Rich

Lindsay Koshgarian |

It's easy to see what comes next: claiming pressure from the deepening debt that they themselves created, members of Congress will want massive cuts to programs that help the poor and middle class.

Trump’s Budget Wars: War on the Poor, and Just Plain War

Lindsay Koshgarian |

If President Trump has shown us anything with this budget, it’s that he will seek to increase military spending, even if he doesn’t know why he’s doing it.

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Recent Publications

Tax Day 2017

Lindsay Koshgarian

Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

National Priorities Project Statement on Trump FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Lindsay Koshgarian

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