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Local Cost of Iraq War Updated


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By: National Priorities Project

July 3, 2008 -- On June 30th, President Bush signed into law a $162 billion War Supplemental spending bill, providing an additional $130 billion for the Iraq War alone. This new funding brings the total allocated for the Iraq War to $656.1 billion.

NPP has updated its local cost of war numbers to reflect this new total, also showing what this war funding could buy local communities if it was spent on domestic needs instead. Click here to get the numbers for each state, congressional district, county, city or town: http://www.nationalpriorities.org/costofwar_home

The National Priorities Project (NPP) is a 501(c)(3) research organization that analyzes and clarifies federal data so that people can understand and influence how their tax dollars are spent. Located in Northampton, MA, since 1983, NPP focuses on the impact of federal spending and othe policies at the national, state, congressional district and local levels. For more information, go to http://nationalpriorities.org.

 

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