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Education Spending

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.

Blog Posts

House Votes on Republican and Congressional Progressive Caucus Budgets

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted down the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget and passed the budget proposal from the House Budget Committee, with some tweaks.

A Budget That Reflects Americans' Priorities

Robin Claremont |

We take a look at a federal budget proposal that focuses on Americans' priorities -- such as job creation, education, Social Security, infrastructure improvements, and other domestic investments.

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Recent Publications

Competing Visions: President Obama, House Budget Committee, Senate Budget Committee, and Congressional Progressive Caucus Release Budget Proposals for 2016

Jasmine Tucker

National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up against what Americans want.

Tax Day 2015

Lindsay Koshgarian

Tax Day is coming up on April 15. Wondering where your 2014 income taxes went? 

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