Education spending for elementary, secondary and higher education is projected to
account for 6 percent of total federal discretionary spending in fiscal year 2015, a figure that has
held roughly constant for decades.
Congress is in "recess" from April 7 to April 21, 2017. That means that members of Congress are home in their states or districts -- and they're ready to meet with you.
Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?
U.S. military spending, with its major focus on exerting U.S. influence and dominance overseas, has an analog here at home: spending on policing, incarceration, and immigration enforcement.