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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 Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$98M
$103M
$125M
6.5%
5.1%
21.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Transportation Safety Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$90M
$98M
$100M
7.1%
8.9%
2.0%
Discretionary Spending Pipeline Safety
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$75M
$87M
$93M
23.0%
16.0%
6.9%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of Inspector General
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$93M
$77M
$82M
40.9%
-17.2%
6.5%
Discretionary Spending Hazardous Materials Safety
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$32M
$38M
$40M
14.3%
18.8%
5.3%
Mandatory Spending Emergency Preparedness Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$26M
$28M
$28M
-3.7%
7.7%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operational Expenses
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$20M
$22M
0.0%
11.1%
10.0%
Discretionary Spending Trust Fund Share of Pipeline Safety
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$19M
$19M
$19M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Transportation Planning, Research, and Development
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$18M
$10M
28.6%
0.0%
-44.4%
Discretionary Spending Research and Development
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Research and Innovative Technology Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13M
$13M
$17M
8.3%
0.0%
30.8%
Discretionary Spending Office of Civil Rights
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$10M
$10M
0.0%
11.1%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Financial Management Capital
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$5M
$21M
0.0%
0.0%
320.0%
Discretionary Spending Minority Business Outreach
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$3M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Minority Business Resource Center Program
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1M
$1M
$1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Hazardous Materials Transportation Registration, Filing, and Permit Fees, Administrative Costs
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Department of Transportation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
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