Book Event: A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget

Book Event: A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget

The $3.67 trillion the government is planning to spend in fiscal year 2013 are your tax dollars. The federal budget is as much about spending as it is about raising revenue, and individuals like you fund the federal government through income taxes and payroll taxes....

Trillion-Dollar War Tab

The National Priorities Project’s Cost of War counter, which measures the flow of money Congress appropriates for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, will reach the $1 trillion mark on May 30, the organization predicts. Meanwhile, Congress is on track to OK another...