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Federal Budget Process

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

What if We Took $54 Billion From the Pentagon, Instead?

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?

Trump's Budget Cuts

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.

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Recent Publications

National Priorities Project Statement on Trump FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Lindsay Koshgarian

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.

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