Federal Budget Priorities

This page has resources to help citizens use their voice to tell Congress what their budget priorities are. 

Competing Visions: Obama, Ryan and Progressive Caucus budgets

This document provides a side by side comparision of the Ryan, Obama and Back to Work budget.  Which do you prefer?  Prepared by the National Priorities Project. ACTION: please go to the Wage Peace action site and press the take action button!

The plane that ate the national budget

F-35 plane that ate the budget

Download the flier featuring the plane that ate the national budget!

F-35, the poster child of Pentagon waste

The F-35 is the most expensive weapons system ever and a complete failure overdue, over-budget, still not working, and grounded for a second time.

The total cost of the F-35 program is $1.5 trillion. Imagine what we could do if we stopped production of this outdated weapons system, and invested in schools, jobs, and healthcare!

Get involved and tell your member of Congress: Invest in People, Not the Pentagon.

F-35 tools for action

The F-35 is the "poster child" of Pentagon waste. We need to tell Congress to stop the F-35 now!

The F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in history, with a total cost of $1.5 trillion.

The F-35 program has been plagued by cost overruns and delays, has been grounded twice, and even has been criticized by those within the Pentagon.

Complete Move the Money Toolkit

Download the full toolkit for a comprehensive set of tools to help your community work for better federal budget priorities. The toolkit includes fact sheets, suggestions about how to work with the media, how to talk with members of Congress and ask them questions, and how to get a resolution passed in your community to encourage Congress to support programs that fund our needs at home instead of the military. You can also download just parts of the toolkit.

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