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Health Care Spending

Health care is the fastest-growing type of federal spending, having risen from 7 percent of the federal budget in 1976 to more than a quarter in fiscal year 2015 as health care costs have risen in the industrialized world.

Blog Posts

Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

Lindsay Koshgarian |

President Trump has said that he will veto any bill that doesn’t give him the $5 billion he has demanded for his border wall.

House GOP Budget Calls for Drastic Cuts to Domestic Programs

Lindsay Koshgarian |

This week the House majority released their budget blueprint for fiscal year 2019, which begins October 1.

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Recent Publications

Souls of Poor Folk

Lindsay Koshgarian

The Souls of Poor Folk is an assessment of the conditions and trends of poverty today and of the past fifty in the United States. 

Tax Day 2018

Lindsay Koshgarian

Tax Day is April 17, 2017. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

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