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The President's Budget: Fiscal Year 2011: State-Level Numbers Focused on Healthcare, Energy and Education

WASHINGTON - President Obama issued his Fiscal Year
2011 budget on February 1, 2010 – a 2585-page proposed blueprint for
addressing the social agonies caused by record-high job loss, a
continued sluggish economy and state deficits.

In response, National Priorities Project (NPP) has released its analysis of President Obama's Fiscal Year 2011 budget,
complete with state-level numbers tracking federal aid to states in the
areas of healthcare, energy, education and select block grant funding.

NPP publication also features multi-year budget comparisons and an
extensive notes and sources section detailing the President's policy
goals, the assumptions made by the Obama Administration in crafting
this budget and some of the underlying causes for shifts in federal

its core, this budget is a statement of values, a set of choices. With
the FY2011 budget, President Obama charts the future of our nation.
This latest NPP publication tells the story behind the numbers in
accessible – human – terms,” notes NPP Executive Director, Jo Comerford.

NOTE: in the coming weeks, NPP will release its Tax Day
publication that will help complete the revenue/expenditure circle.
Additional localized federal spending information, along with select
social indicators, can be found on NPP's database.


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The National Priorities Project (NPP) is a 501(c)(3) research organization that analyzes and clarifies federal data so that people can understand and influence how their tax dollars are spent.  Located in Northampton, MA, since 1983, NPP focuses on the impact of federal spending and other policies at the national, state, congressional district and local levels.  For more information, go to

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