12:25am

Tue July 17, 2012
Federal Budget

Today on Your Call: What do we need to know about the federal budget?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with National Priorities Project researcher Mattea Kramer about her new book, A People's Guide to the Federal Budget. The US government plans to spend $3.6 trillion next year. Where does the money come from and how is it spent? And who receives the largest portion of federal funds? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here.  How much do you know about the federal budget? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guest:

Mattea Kramer, senior research analyst with the National Priorities Project

Web Resources:

National Priorities Project-- People's Guide to the Federal Budget

Salon.com: Even more bloated than you think

TomDispatch.com:  How Much Does Washington Spend on "Defense"?

Where Did My Tax Dollars Go?

Military Industrial Complex

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