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Fiscal FactCheck: Are We Spending Billions of Dollars More on the Military?

During his speech detailing his new strategy for Afghanistan, President Trump said, "Under my administration, many billions of dollars more is being...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2018

Appropriations season has heated up. Despite only the House Budget Committee approving a budget resolution, both chambers of Congress are...

President Trump's Infrastructure Proposals, Explained

One of the key priorities for the White House has been infrastructure, with last week declared "infrastructure week" and President Trump unveiling...

Resources for Infrastructure Week

The White House has dubbed this week "infrastructure week" to talk about the infrastructure proposals in the President's recent budget, including an...

Appropriations Watch: FY 2017

Here is a link to the Appropriations Watch for FY 2018. Last updated 5/4/17. Both the House (by a 309-118 vote) and the Senate (by a 79-18 vote)...

Increasing Infrastructure Investment Must Be Paid For

In a recent interview with The New York Times, President Trump said that he wants to invest $1 trillion in infrastructure because "we are borrowing...