National Priorities Project
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There's just four days left before Congress sails past their self-imposed budget deadline -- again. Here are our top seven reasons why you should take 5 minutes right now to stop them.
As the Dec. 13 deadline for a budget deal approaches, some sources are saying prospects for a deal may be growing. Demand Congress do its job to avoid yet another government shutdown.
With a task of paramount importance ahead of them, the Budget Conference Committee has limited time to reach agreement on a budget and avoid another shutdown.
The government shutdown allowed us to glimpse our lawmakers' values, and what we saw was ugly.
After more than two weeks of the government shutdown, Congress approved a deal to fund the government through Jan. 15 and raise the debt ceiling through Feb. 7.
We are now 15 days into the government shutdown, and just two days away from the debt ceiling deadline. Together, we must demand better.
Our nation is in crisis. The federal government has shutdown and lawmakers show no sign of moving toward an agreement. But there are 243 million ways to end this shutdown.
The government has shut down today because Congress failed to do its job of passing a budget for fiscal year 2014, which begins today.
NPP is working with partner organizations to send a letter to our lawmakers in Washington, D.C. Dear Congress: it's time for Congress to return to the regular appropriations process and ensure that people have a voice in how their tax dollars are spent.