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This is your federal budget. We think it's hard to relate to "billions" and "trillions", so we break it down by how much you pay in taxes.

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By Function | By Organization My Cost Total Change
Total Federal Budget - $3600.6B -11.7%
+ Social Security - $723.5B 4.9%
+ National Defense - $722.1B 3.5%
+ Income Security - $664.6B 8.8%
+ Medicare - $462.1B 5.7%
+ Health - $386.4B 3.4%
+ Net Interest - $187.8B 0.5%
+ Veterans Benefits and Services - $125B 28.9%
+ Transportation - $93.7B -25.1%
+ Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services - $91.9B -45.1%
+ International Affairs - $67.4B 6.3%
+ Allowances - $60.5B 0.0%
+ Administration of Justice - $53.5B -5.6%
+ Natural Resources and Environment - $39.5B -31.1%
+ General Science, Space, and Technology - $31B -11.4%
+ General Government - $29B -4.0%
+ Agriculture - $25.4B 5.3%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
- Energy - $8.8B -79.4%
Energy supply-$6.9B-62.3%
Energy conservation-$1.1B-95.2%
Energy information, policy, and regulation-$557M-20.0%
Emergency energy preparedness-$255M18.6%
+ Undistributed Offsetting Receipts - $-79.7B -13.9%
+ Commerce and Housing Credit - $-111.8B -124.8%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Mandatory Spending Grants for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$3.1B
$4.5B
0.0%
191.2%
44.6%
Discretionary Spending Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.8B
$1.2B
$1.1B
488.3%
-57.3%
-10.6%
Mandatory Spending Tennessee Valley Authority Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Tennessee Valley Authority
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$225M
$1.1B
$719M
-73.8%
393.8%
-35.3%
Discretionary Spending Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$16.2B
$1.1B
$1.3B
1210.5%
-93.4%
22.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1B
$1.1B
$1B
12.8%
2.0%
-1.2%
Discretionary Spending Nuclear Energy
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$788M
$787M
$824M
-18.0%
-0.1%
4.7%
Discretionary Spending Fossil Energy Research and Development
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.3B
$672M
$587M
486.1%
-84.2%
-12.6%
Discretionary Spending Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$926M
$574M
$708M
48.9%
-38.0%
23.3%
Mandatory Spending Rural Electrification and Telecommunications Loans Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Utilities Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$756M
$562M
$0
1889.5%
-25.7%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Western Area Power Administration, Borrowing Authority, Recovery Act.
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$467M
$914M
0.0%
0.0%
95.7%
Mandatory Spending Bonneville Power Administration Fund
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$579M
$276M
$371M
248.8%
-52.3%
34.4%
Discretionary Spending Non-defense Environmental Cleanup
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$745M
$255M
$225M
309.3%
-65.8%
-11.8%
Discretionary Spending Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$226M
$244M
$139M
20.9%
8.0%
-43.0%
Discretionary Spending Departmental Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Departmental Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$252M
$169M
$169M
29.9%
-32.9%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.6B
$166M
$179M
3429.8%
-96.4%
7.8%
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