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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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Frequency
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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%
Farm income stabilization-$20.3B5.7%
Agricultural research and services-$5.2B3.7%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
+ Energy - $8.8B -79.4%
+ 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 Commodity Credit Corporation Fund
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10.1B
$8.8B
$8.5B
81.6%
-13.0%
-3.1%
Mandatory Spending Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Risk Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.8B
$6.5B
$7.6B
63.2%
-4.6%
17.9%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.2B
$1.3B
$1.4B
6.5%
2.8%
8.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Agricultural Research Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$1.2B
$1.2B
1.6%
3.2%
1.7%
Mandatory Spending Discrimination Claims Settlement
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Discrimination Claims Settlement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$1.2B
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Tobacco Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$950M
$960M
$960M
-16.7%
1.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$906M
$936M
$871M
-6.5%
3.3%
-6.9%
Mandatory Spending Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$236M
$854M
$0
61.6%
261.9%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Research and Education Activities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$695M
$796M
$843M
3.4%
14.5%
5.9%
Mandatory Spending Agricultural Disaster Relief Fund
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$703M
$756M
$891M
-15.6%
7.5%
17.9%
Discretionary Spending Extension Activities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$474M
$495M
$479M
4.6%
4.4%
-3.2%
Discretionary Spending Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$557M
$463M
$478M
21.6%
-16.9%
3.2%
Discretionary Spending USDA Supplemental Assistance
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Farm Service Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$296M
$0
-100.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Agriculture Buildings and Facilities and Rental Payments
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$268M
$293M
$278M
37.4%
9.3%
-5.1%
Mandatory Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$164M
$236M
$245M
-25.4%
43.9%
3.8%
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