All energy consumption data have been updated to reflect the latest published information and are now current through 2010:
All electric emissions indicators have been updated to reflect the latest available published data. This update affects the following datasets, which are now current through 2011:
The following data have been updated to reflect the latest statistics published by the IRS:
The following health insurance coverage datasets have been updated and are now current through 2011. These were previously called People's Health Insurance and Children's Health Insurance:
We've also switched the source of these data to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which is more accurate at the state level than our previous source, the Current Population Survey.
We launched version 2.0 of the Federal Priorities Database a year ago. Since that time, we've been answering your questions, hearing your feedback, and keeping the information current. But we've also been thinking about what's next, and we've hatched a project called Backyard Budget.
We want to provide more localized data, more visualizations, and more access. We plan to address this last goal by going mobile.
The mobile piece of Backyard Budget will bring democracy to Americans’ fingertips by making federal spending data available at the hyper-local level through a mobile app. It will be ...
There's a new education dataset available in the Federal Priorities Database:
The database also tracks Title I revenue amounts at the school district level: http://data.nationalpriorities.org/other/schooldistrict/.
The following datasets related to housing occupancy are now current throught 2010. In addition, the source of these data has been changed to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey. The data are available at the state level and go back to 2005.