The People's Budget in the News



The United States of Flint                                                                                                                                                                      Olivia Alperstein, Progressive Congress; OtherWords, April 6, 2016

Give “Tax and Spend” a Chance                                                                                                                                                     Isaiah Poole, Campaign for America's Future; OtherWords, April 6, 2016

Congressional Progressive Caucus Offers 'The People's Budget'                                                                                                              Mary Ann McGivern; National Catholic Reporter, March 30, 2016

This Budget Shows That Bold, Progressive Ideas Are Feasible and Sensible                                                                                   Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation; The Washington Post, March 22, 2016

Only One Budget Proposal Makes Any Sense                                                                                                                                     John Nichols; The Nation, March 21, 2016

NETWORK Applauds Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget that Works to Mend the Gaps                                                        Marge Clark, NETWORK; DailyKos, March 20, 2016

Here’s What a Budget That Prioritizes Peace Looks Like                                                                                                                          Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies; CommonDreams,March 17, 2016

Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget Shows Path to a Fair and Adequate Tax System                                                                 Richard Phillips, Center for Tax Justice; Tax Justice Blog, March 17, 2016

Stoke Job Growth Or Choke It? The GOP Makes The Wrong Choice Again                                                                                       Isaiah Poole; Campaign for America's Future Blog, March 17, 2016

House Progressives Just Offered A Very Different Kind Of Budget Plan                                                                                           Samantha Page; Think Progress, March 16, 2016

Here’s What a Budget That Prioritizes Peace Looks Like                                                                                                                          Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies; Foreign Policy in Focus, March 16, 2016

This Is the Progressive Budget That Democrats Have Been Waiting For                                                                                             Jeff Spross; The Week, March 15, 2016

EPI Heart CPC                                                                                                                                                                                  Politico Morning Shift, March 15, 2016

The Progressive Caucus Budget Blueprint Increases Public Investments to Target Full Employment and Faster Productivity Growth Economic Policy Institute; Common Dreams, March 15, 2016

The Progressive Caucus Budget Blueprint Increases Public Investments to Target Full Employment and Faster Productivity Growth Economic Policy Institute; YubaNet, March 15, 2016

BUDGET:3 Reasons to Watch This Week's Fiscal Fight in the House                                                                                            George Cahlink; Environment & Energy (E&E) Publishing, March 14, 2016

What’s Going on With the Federal Budget?                                                                                                                                     Jasmine Tucker; National Priorities Project Blog, March 10, 2016

The Pro-Social Security Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget                                                                                                        Nancy Altman, Social Security Works; The Huffington Post, March 10, 2016

The People’s Budget: Pushing Us Toward a Peace Economy                                                                                                             Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies; DailyKos, March 10, 2016

People, Not Profits, Focus of Two Initiatives                                                                                                                                  Bill Knight; Canton Daily Ledger, March 10, 2016

A Federal Budget That Connects the Dots and Works for All                                                                                                         Deborah Weinstein, Coalition on Human Needs; DailyKos, March 10, 2016

The Peoples’ Budget and Pentagon Spending: A Start in the Right Direction                                                                                 Paul Shannon, American Friends Service Committee; DailyKos, March 10, 2016

Why We Need the People's Budget and Its $1 Trillion Infrastructure Jobs Plan                                                                               Isaiah Poole, Campaign for America's Future; Daily Kos, March 9, 2016   

The People’s Budget Is the Greenest Option in Washington                                                                                                             Lukas Ross, Friends of the Earth; DailyKos, March 9, 2016

Investing in People Matters: A Black Man’s Perspective on The People’s Budget                                                                           Marc Carr, Social Solutions; DailyKos, March 8, 2016

The People's Budget Quenches Thirst for Big Ideas That Work                                                                                                     Richard Kirsch, The Roosevelt Institute; The Huffington Post, March 8, 2016

Open thread for night owls: Progressive Caucus People's Budget: 'Prosperity Not Austerity'                                                            Timothy Lange; DailyKos, March 5, 2016

Flint, MI Water Crisis Is Proof Positive That We Need Better Infrastructure and a Progressive Budget                                             Olivia Alperstein, Progressive Congress, and Jonathan King, Better Budget for All; DailyKos, March 3, 2016

Progressive Caucus Releases The People’s Budget for FY 2017
KRWG, March 3, 2016

Progressive Caucus Proposes FY17 Budget Substitute                                                                                                                            BloombergPolitics, March 3, 2016



Organizational Endorsements for The People's Budget

African American Health Alliance


Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)

American Sustainable Business Council

American Federation of Teachers

Americans for Tax Fairness

American Friends Service Committee


Bend the Arc

Campaign for America's Future

Caring Across Generations

Center for Biological Diversity

Children’s Leadership Council

Coalition for Human Needs

Communications Workers of America

Council For Opportunity in Education



Earthday Network


Friends of the Earth

Food Research Action Center (FRAC)

Green Latinos


Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

Labor Network for Sustainability

National Abortion Rights Advocacy League (NARAL)

National Alliance of HUD Tenants

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE)

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

National Education Association (NEA)

National Organization for Women

National People's Action

Natural Resources Defense Council

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby


One Wisconsin Now

Peace Action

People Demanding Action


Planned Parenthood

Progressive Congress

Progressive Democrats of America

Public Citizen

Rachel Carson Council

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition

Rainforest Action Network

Safe Climate Campaign


Social Security Works

Sustainable Energy & Economy Network


The Cave Institute

US Labor Against the War

Veterans for Peace

Win Without War

Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)