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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 Operation of the National Park System
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.3B
$2.3B
$2.3B
15.6%
-0.7%
1.6%
Mandatory Spending Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: United States Fish and Wildlife Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$367M
$508M
$628M
7.9%
38.4%
23.6%
Mandatory Spending Sport Fish Restoration
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: United States Fish and Wildlife Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$497M
$477M
$455M
1.2%
-4.0%
-4.6%
Discretionary Spending Construction (and Major Maintenance)
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$823M
$240M
$195M
193.9%
-70.8%
-18.8%
Mandatory Spending Recreation Fee Permanent Appropriations
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$182M
$177M
$188M
-2.7%
-2.8%
6.2%
Mandatory Spending Other Permanent Appropriations
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$139M
$150M
$154M
7.8%
7.9%
2.7%
Discretionary Spending Land Acquisition and State Assistance
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$64M
$126M
$126M
-3.0%
96.9%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Historic Preservation Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$84M
$80M
$55M
18.3%
-4.8%
-31.2%
Discretionary Spending National Recreation and Preservation
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$60M
$68M
$51M
-10.4%
13.3%
-25.0%
Mandatory Spending Forest Service Permanent Appropriations
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Forest Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$66M
$67M
$68M
6.4%
1.5%
1.5%
Mandatory Spending Miscellaneous trust funds
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$31M
$45M
$45M
-46.6%
45.2%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Migratory Bird Conservation Account
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: United States Fish and Wildlife Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$52M
$44M
$58M
15.6%
-15.4%
31.8%
Discretionary Spending Presidio Trust
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Presidio Trust
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$17M
$23M
$15M
-22.7%
35.3%
-34.8%
Discretionary Spending Park Partnership Project Grants
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: National Park Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$15M
$5M
-100.0%
0.0%
-66.7%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$6M
$6M
0.0%
20.0%
0.0%
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