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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 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 Departmental Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Departmental Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$252M
$169M
$169M
29.9%
-32.9%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Energy Information Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$111M
$111M
$129M
16.8%
0.0%
16.2%
Mandatory Spending Electric Reliability Organization
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Electric Reliability Organization
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$100M
$100M
$100M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Inspector General
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Departmental Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$67M
$51M
$43M
45.6%
-23.9%
-15.7%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$11M
$11M
$10M
22.2%
0.0%
-9.1%
Mandatory Spending Departmental Administration
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Departmental Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Fees and Recoveries, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Department of Energy
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-23M
$-29M
$-30M
15.0%
26.1%
3.4%
Discretionary Spending Nuclear Facility Fees, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-858M
$-912M
$-915M
12.3%
6.3%
0.3%