National Priorities Project
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Does the federal budget affect lunchtime for the kids in your neighborhood? You might be surprised at the answer.
It's that time of year. Taxes are due on April 15. But where do our tax dollars actually go? Here's the answer.
Today we released The President's 2015 Budget in Pictures, a series of colorful charts telling the story of the priorities in the president's budget.
After getting through Congress, the final version of the budget will likely look very different from this initial blueprint; but the changes legislators make should reflect your priorities, not their political agenda.
Now that Millenials are primary investors in the federal budget, shouldn't we have a say in what it looks like?
How the U.S. Military Avoided Budget Cuts, Lied About Doing So, Then Asked for Billions More
Here are the five things you absolutely need to know about President Obama's proposal to spend $3.9 trillion in 2015
Posted: | Budget Process, Debt & Deficit, Education, Health Care, Military & Security, Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Entitlements, Taxes & Revenue, Transparency & Data
President Obama today released his $3.9 trillion fiscal 2015 budget proposal, a plan that includes new manufacturing institutes, job training, and the president’s signature initiative of universal pre-kindergarten education. Here are the highlgihts of what the budget contains.
Yesterday Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave a major speech at the Pentagon, and a bold headline ran in The New York Times announcing that the Pentagon would shrink the Army to pre-World War II levels. While the speech did announce cutbacks in a number of military programs, the Pentagon isn’t planning any major reductions in spending any time soon.
Next week on March 4, President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget will be released. Here’s what will -- and what won’t -- be in his budget request.