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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 State and Tribal Assistance Grants
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9.3B
$4.9B
$4.8B
217.8%
-46.9%
-3.4%
Discretionary Spending Environmental Programs and Management
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.5B
$3B
$2.9B
5.4%
22.0%
-3.4%
Discretionary Spending Hazardous Substance Superfund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.9B
$1.3B
$1.3B
50.3%
-30.7%
-1.1%
Discretionary Spending Payment to the Hazardous Substance Superfund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.7B
$1.3B
$1.1B
77.5%
-26.7%
-11.1%
Discretionary Spending Science and Technology
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$790M
$846M
$847M
4.1%
7.1%
0.1%
Discretionary Spending Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$313M
$113M
$113M
195.3%
-63.9%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Oil Spill Recovery
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$122M
$91M
$92M
60.5%
-25.4%
1.1%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$65M
$45M
$46M
58.5%
-30.8%
2.2%
Discretionary Spending Trust Fund Share of Expenses
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$45M
$45M
$45M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Hazardous Substance Superfund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$21M
$38M
$38M
-55.3%
81.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Buildings and Facilities
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$35M
$37M
$40M
2.9%
5.7%
8.1%
Discretionary Spending Oil Spill Response
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$18M
$18M
5.9%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Environmental Compliance and Restoration
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13M
$13M
$13M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$11M
$11M
11.1%
10.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Pesticide Registration Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$16M
$10M
$10M
0.0%
-37.5%
0.0%
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