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A few glimmers of hope came from Washington in recent months. Lawmakers agreed on a bipartisan budget resolution.
House lawmakers passed a five-year farm bill this week that would cut Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits by $800 million per year, which amounts to a 1 percent cut to the program’s $80 billion annual cost. Senate lawmakers are scheduled to vote on the bill Monday.
Yesterday we published your priorities for the State of the Union – what you told us, by social media and e-mail, that you wanted the president to tackle in his speech.
By e-mail and social media, we asked you to weigh in about what you think the president should cover during his speech – about what actions he should take in the coming year. Here's what you said.
NPP visited DC to advocate for federal spending data that captures the flow of federal money to states and communities.
NPP is proud to celebrate Data Innovation Day 2014 by highlighting our open data tools.
Congressional leaders left Washington late last week after passing the omnibus but before they restored unemployment aid to jobless workers.
This weekend, people around the world will gather to liberate data from PDFs. NPP's tax breaks dataset is an example of what can happen when we set information free.
Lawmakers have introduced a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that will finally complete the budgeting process for the federal government's fiscal year 2014.
An omnibus in London/ Photo by Gene Hunt. A $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill was unveiled last night in Congress to fund the government for the rest of this fiscal year. The bill will be voted on by the end of the week. But what exactly is an “omnibus”? In...