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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

Six Things You Could Buy Instead of a Border Wall

Lindsay Koshgarian |

A leaked Department of Homeland Security internal report recently put the cost of President Trump's border wall at $21.6 billion.

A Trump Budget: Will Congress repeal Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act)?

Lindsay Koshgarian |

So what’s standing in the way of repealing the Affordable Care Act?

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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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