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Tax Day 2017: Where Your Tax Dollar Goes

April 13, 2017 – Americans typically have strong feelings about paying their taxes. And yet, many of us do not know what our taxes actually pay for. National Priorities Project (NPP) has just released its annual to-the-penny breakdown of how the federal government spent each dollar of income taxes paid by individuals in 2016. The tax dollar looks […]

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President Trump’s $54 Billion Pentagon Grab

February 28, 2017 –  In its opening volley in the federal budget process, the Trump administration has called for a nearly 10 percent boost in military spending, to be funded by cuts to domestic spending and foreign aid. Domestic and foreign aid spending already account for less than half of the federal discretionary budget. “If this […]