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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%
Conservation and land management-$12.3B1.7%
Pollution control and abatement-$10.4B-30.6%
Other natural resources-$6.6B-7.0%
Water resources-$6.5B-66.0%
Recreational resources-$3.8B-9.9%
+ 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%
+ 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 Central Utah Project Completion Account
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Central Utah Project
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$91M
$40M
$41M
116.7%
-56.0%
2.5%
Discretionary Spending California Bay-Delta Restoration
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$40M
$40M
$40M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Watershed Rehabilitation Program
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Natural Resources Conservation Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$90M
$40M
$-125M
350.0%
-55.6%
-412.5%
Discretionary Spending Central Valley Project Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$56M
$35M
$50M
9.8%
-37.5%
42.9%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses, IBWC
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: International Commissions
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$32M
$33M
$47M
6.7%
3.1%
42.4%
Discretionary Spending Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Natural Resources Conservation Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$314M
$30M
$0
-39.6%
-90.4%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Lower Colorado River Basin Development Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$23M
$17M
$9M
-14.8%
-26.1%
-47.1%
Mandatory Spending San Joaquin Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$16M
$72M
0.0%
0.0%
350.0%
Discretionary Spending American Sections, International Commissions
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: International Commissions
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$12M
$12M
$12M
9.1%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Reclamation Trust Funds
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$5M
$4M
-110.5%
150.0%
-20.0%
Mandatory Spending Bureau of Reclamation Loan Program Account
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$5M
$0
-68.4%
-16.7%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Permanent Appropriations
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$14M
$5M
$5M
-30.0%
-64.3%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending San Gabriel Basin Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Reclamation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$4M
$0
33.3%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Account
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Central Utah Project
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8M
$2M
$2M
-20.0%
-75.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.7B
$0
$30M
443.6%
-100.0%
0.0%
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