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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%
Ground transportation-$61.5B-32.7%
Air transportation-$21.6B-7.4%
Water transportation-$10.1B2.9%
Other transportation-$413M2.7%
+ 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%
+ 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 Operating Expenses
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5.8B
$6.3B
$6.3B
5.6%
7.3%
0.5%
Discretionary Spending Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.6B
$1.5B
$1.4B
22.9%
-2.7%
-10.2%
Mandatory Spending Retired Pay
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.2B
$1.4B
$1.4B
4.4%
10.0%
2.9%
Discretionary Spending Medicare-eligible Retiree Health Fund Contribution, Homeland Security
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$257M
$266M
$265M
-5.5%
3.5%
-0.4%
Mandatory Spending Ocean Freight Differential
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$176M
$175M
$175M
-12.4%
-0.6%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operations and Training
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$125M
$150M
$164M
2.5%
20.0%
9.3%
Discretionary Spending Reserve Training
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$131M
$134M
$136M
3.2%
2.3%
1.5%
Mandatory Spending Boat Safety
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$134M
$129M
$119M
0.8%
-3.7%
-7.8%
Mandatory Spending Maritime Guaranteed Loan (title XI) Program Account
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$56M
$56M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Operations and Maintenance
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$32M
$32M
$32M
88.2%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Maritime Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$23M
$24M
$25M
4.6%
4.4%
4.2%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Coast Guard
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$24M
$20M
-28.0%
33.3%
-16.7%
Discretionary Spending Ship Disposal
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$15M
$15M
$10M
-11.8%
0.0%
-33.3%
Discretionary Spending Assistance to Small Shipyards
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$116M
$15M
$0
1060.0%
-87.1%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Maritime Guaranteed Loan (title XI) Program Account
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Maritime Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$9M
$4M
-60.0%
125.0%
-55.6%
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