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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

Meet Your Member of Congress this April

Lindsay Koshgarian |

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.

Pink Out Day: Planned Parenthood's Federal Funding

Lindsay Koshgarian |

Federal funding for Planned Parenthood works out to about $2.50 per taxpayer - but it buys a lot.

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Recent Publications

Competing Visions 2016

Jasmine Tucker

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

The President's 2017 Budget Proposal in Pictures

Jasmine Tucker

The National Priorities Project breaks down President Obama’s $4.2 trillion budget proposal in a series of pictures.

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