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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 Operations, Research, and Facilities
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.4B
$3.4B
$3.4B
5.4%
1.6%
-0.2%
Discretionary Spending Procurement, Acquisition and Construction
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.8B
$1.4B
$2.2B
88.3%
-26.3%
60.8%
Discretionary Spending Surveys, Investigations, and Research
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: United States Geological Survey
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.2B
$1.1B
$1.1B
17.7%
-6.1%
1.9%
Mandatory Spending Coastal Impact Assistance
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Minerals Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$250M
$250M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$107M
$119M
$122M
8.1%
11.2%
2.5%
Discretionary Spending Working Capital Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department-Wide Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$73M
$86M
$84M
82.5%
17.8%
-2.3%
Discretionary Spending Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$80M
$80M
$65M
19.4%
0.0%
-18.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Solicitor
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$62M
$65M
$68M
6.9%
4.8%
4.6%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of Inspector General
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$61M
$49M
$50M
38.6%
-19.7%
2.0%
Mandatory Spending Operations, Research, and Facilities
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$24M
$26M
$28M
4.4%
8.3%
7.7%
Mandatory Spending Limited Access System Administration Fund
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$7M
$7M
-40.0%
16.7%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment to Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$5M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending South Dakota Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$21M
$5M
$4M
0.0%
-76.2%
-20.0%
Discretionary Spending Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$4M
$4M
0.0%
100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$3M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
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