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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%
Disaster relief and insurance-$10.8B46.2%
Community development-$6B-27.7%
Area and regional development-$3.1B-62.0%
+ 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
Discretionary Spending Disaster Relief
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$5.1B
$2B
-91.7%
369.3%
-61.6%
Discretionary Spending Community Development Fund
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Community Planning and Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.9B
$4.4B
$4.3B
-48.3%
-35.8%
-1.6%
Discretionary Spending State and Local Programs
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.7B
$4B
$4B
10.4%
-15.0%
0.2%
Mandatory Spending Trust Land Consolidation Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$2B
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Operation of Indian Programs
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.3B
$1.4B
$1.4B
6.0%
4.3%
5.2%
Discretionary Spending Management and Administration
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$830M
$921M
$794M
18.9%
11.0%
-13.8%
Discretionary Spending Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Utilities Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.9B
$551M
$534M
255.8%
-71.3%
-3.1%
Discretionary Spending Working Capital Fund
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$358M
$271M
$315M
44.9%
-24.3%
16.2%
Mandatory Spending Tribal Special Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$270M
$266M
$280M
12.5%
-1.5%
5.3%
Discretionary Spending Transformation Initiative
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$258M
$476M
0.0%
0.0%
84.5%
Discretionary Spending Economic Development Assistance Programs
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Economic Development Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$408M
$255M
$246M
-45.1%
-37.5%
-3.5%
Discretionary Spending Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Program Account
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$207M
$247M
$250M
120.2%
19.3%
1.2%
Mandatory Spending Biorefinery Assistance Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$75M
$245M
$0
0.0%
226.7%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Small Business Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$186M
$235M
$0
272.0%
26.3%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Payment to Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$181M
$233M
$250M
-62.3%
28.7%
7.3%
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