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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%
+ General Science, Space, and Technology - $31B -11.4%
+ General Government - $29B -4.0%
+ Agriculture - $25.4B 5.3%
Farm income stabilization-$20.3B5.7%
Agricultural research and services-$5.2B3.7%
+ 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 Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Agricultural Research Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$1.2B
$1.2B
1.6%
3.2%
1.7%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$906M
$936M
$871M
-6.5%
3.3%
-6.9%
Discretionary Spending Research and Education Activities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$695M
$796M
$843M
3.4%
14.5%
5.9%
Discretionary Spending Extension Activities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$474M
$495M
$479M
4.6%
4.4%
-3.2%
Discretionary Spending Agriculture Buildings and Facilities and Rental Payments
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$268M
$293M
$278M
37.4%
9.3%
-5.1%
Mandatory Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$164M
$236M
$245M
-25.4%
43.9%
3.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Foreign Agricultural Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$183M
$180M
$259M
14.4%
-1.6%
43.9%
Discretionary Spending National Agricultural Statistics Service
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Agricultural Statistics Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$152M
$162M
$165M
-6.2%
6.6%
1.8%
Discretionary Spending Departmental Administration
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$82M
$148M
$151M
141.2%
80.5%
2.0%
Mandatory Spending Expenses and Refunds, Inspection and Grading of Farm Products
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Agricultural Marketing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$154M
$144M
$152M
-26.7%
-6.5%
5.6%
Discretionary Spending Marketing Services
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Agricultural Marketing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$87M
$91M
$97M
14.5%
4.6%
6.6%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Inspector General
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Office of the Inspector General
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$108M
$89M
$90M
28.6%
-17.6%
1.1%
Discretionary Spending Economic Research Service
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Economic Research Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$80M
$82M
$87M
3.9%
2.5%
6.1%
Discretionary Spending Buildings and Facilities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Agricultural Research Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$223M
$71M
$-76M
328.8%
-68.2%
-207.0%
Mandatory Spending Integrated Activities
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$68M
$70M
$70M
106.1%
2.9%
0.0%
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