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Data is missing from policymaking. The Subcommittee on Modernization of the Committee on House Administration aims to fix that.
In 2021, the US spent over $50 billion in foreign aid to nearly 200 countries, territories, and geographic regions. This was less than 1% of the year’s total federal budget.
USAFacts and UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy launched Data Skills for Congress, the first program of its kind approved by the House and Senate Ethics Committees.
Here's why we believe it's critical to give Americans a site where the data is 100% sourced from the government itself.
USAFacts is committed to making it easier for Americans to get the facts on how our government works. Here's how to look at the data.
This year's USAFacts 10-K provides spending data from all levels of government. It can serve as an important document given the current debate over the debt ceiling — a heated discussion that could benefit from some cooler, data-driven perspectives.
As of March 2023, 38 federal programs were classified as high risk, meaning they pose a threat to public health, national security, economic growth, or citizens' rights, among other concerns.
Hispanic Americans are the most underrepresented group in the federal workforce.
There are 62 Black members of the current Congress, the most ever.
Since February 2022, the United States has allocated $113.4 billion in emergency funding to support Ukraine in wartime.