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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
Discretionary Spending White River Minimum Flow
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$40M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Biomass Research and Development
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$20M
$28M
$30M
900.0%
40.0%
7.1%
Discretionary Spending Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$19M
$24M
$24M
-5.0%
26.3%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Southwestern Power Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$28M
$13M
$13M
-6.7%
-53.6%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Energy Transformation Acceleration Fund
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$9M
$300M
0.0%
0.0%
3233.3%
Mandatory Spending Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$5M
$5M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$4M
$2M
0.0%
0.0%
-50.0%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of the Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$4M
$4M
100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Continuing Fund, Southwestern Power Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Continuing Fund, Southeastern Power Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$0
$0
-84.1%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Falcon and Amistad Operating and Maintenance Fund
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$0
$0
50.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Operation and Maintenance, Southwestern Power Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Southeastern Power Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Power Marketing Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7M
$0
$0
16.7%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Energy Transformation Acceleration Fund, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$389M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Title 17 Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4B
$0
$500M
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
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