Social insurance and earned benefit programs will touch nearly all Americans during their lifetimes, as most people draw Social Security when they retire or rely on government funded medical care in old age. In 2015, the U.S. will spend $900.5 billion on Social Security alone.
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.
Today the Trump transition team suggested $10.5 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.
National Priorities Project examines how new budget proposals stack up to Americans’ priorities.