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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...
The federal budget process, explained in one graphic.
Emergency unemployment benefits expired at the end of December and cut off jobless aid to 1.3 million out-of-work Americans. Whether benefits will be extended is now the top debate in Washington.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, which renewed a commitment to federal funding for programs to help struggling Americans. Here's a list of resources that illustrate how these federal programs are faring 50 years later.
Social Security is popular because it is a social insurance program that over 58 million Americans depend on to make ends meet.
NPP is getting personal in 2014. Here's a sneak peak at the work ahead in the new year.