center-for-budget-and-policy-priorities

For four years, the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has put out a great chart showing what's driving our deficit (the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and tax cuts). Here's the final version of that chart, as informative as ever.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 28, 2013
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Bobby Jindal and Bob McDonnell want to move toward sales taxes, saying it will super-charge growth. The evidence suggests otherwise.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 1, 2013
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The U.S. is very forthcoming with data about the federal budget. It's easy to forget how rare that is.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 24, 2013
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You can order just about anything online, but it's still more difficult than it has to be to apply for social services through the web.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 14, 2013
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The official measure of poverty for 2011 is out. But more and more experts are dismissing that measure.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 12, 2012
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Romney can take some solace in knowing his allies in Congress have proposed a plan that shifts the burden from high-income to middle-income taxpayers even more dramatically.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 1, 2012
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