Budget Cuts Endanger Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victims
This year sequestration will cut more than $26 million from services that support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Cutting Impact Aid Funding Harms Our Nation’s Schoolchildren
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on schoolchildren from military households and Native American reservations.
3 Ways Sequestration Is Taking a Toll on Struggling Americans
Video Congress recently sprang into action to save air travelers from flight delays brought on by sequestration. But for the millions of Americans who can’t afford to get on a plane, they have yet to repeal devastating cuts to important programs for struggling families, seniors, and children—leaving us all to wonder where our nation’s most vulnerable fit into Congress’s priorities.
Our Future Economic Standing Is on the Line
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on the nation’s future innovation and economic competitiveness, as well as some of the other ways it is affecting communities around the country.
Congress Acts to Ease Sequestration’s Pain on Air Travelers
This week we explore sequestration’s inconvenience on the nation’s air travelers, as well as some of the other effects it is having around the country.
The Federal Aviation Administration “fix” demonstrates how clueless Congress remains about the mischief it has created.
K Street: Then and Now
Airlines for America CEO Nick Calio’s recent lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration demonstrates that lobbyists today aren’t as invested in the details as they used to be.
White House Budget Drives Pay for Success and Social Impact Bonds Forward
New proposals in the Obama administration’s budget will help promote an innovative method to changing the way government does business and will provide a new approach to financing social programs.
Census Bureau Faces Danger from Budget Cuts and Ideological Grandstanding
Issue Brief Attacking the U.S. Census Bureau today means that government and businesses will be less effective tomorrow.
The Pentagon Must Carry Its Weight
In its fiscal year 2014 defense budget request, the Obama administration holds the baseline defense budget steady at near historic highs.
On Overall Spending and Revenue, the President’s Compromise Budget Offer Is to the Right of Simpson-Bowles
Charts President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget shows his willingness to accept less revenue and less government spending than the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles plan.
President Obama’s Budget Makes Historic Investments in Young Children
The president’s fiscal year 2014 budget proposal calls for a bold new $75 billion investment in preschool.
The Obama Budget Drains Tax Breaks for Big Oil
Unlike Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget, President Obama’s FY 2014 budget proposal appropriately recognizes that the last thing Big Oil companies need is continued tax relief.
Compromised: The President’s Budget Is Another Attempt to Reach a Fiscal Deal
The president’s compromise budget is constrained not by actual fiscal limits, but by perceived political limits.
The Eye-Popping Chart that Undermines Rep. Ryan’s ‘Spending Problem’ Talking Point
Charts If we actually have a “spending problem,” why does Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget only cut the portion of federal spending that is shrinking?