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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
Mandatory Spending Damage Assessment and Restoration Revolving Fund
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$3M
200.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Medicare-eligible Retiree Health Fund Contribution, NOAA
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$2M
$2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributed Funds
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: United States Geological Survey
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$1M
$1M
-33.3%
-50.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment from the General Fund, South Dakota Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-10M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment to South Dakota Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributed Funds, Geological Survey
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
-33.3%
-50.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending General Fund Payments, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Coastal Zone Management Fund
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Fees for Services, 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%
Mandatory Spending General Fund Payments, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$-4M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Timber Sale Pipeline Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-5M
$-5M
$-4M
-50.0%
0.0%
-20.0%
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