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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%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
Disaster relief and insurance-$10.8B46.2%
Community development-$6B-27.7%
Area and regional development-$3.1B-62.0%
+ 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 Community Development Fund
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Community Planning and Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.9B
$4.4B
$4.3B
-48.3%
-35.8%
-1.6%
Discretionary Spending Working Capital Fund
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$358M
$271M
$315M
44.9%
-24.3%
16.2%
Discretionary Spending Transformation Initiative
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$258M
$476M
0.0%
0.0%
84.5%
Discretionary Spending Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Program Account
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$207M
$247M
$250M
120.2%
19.3%
1.2%
Discretionary Spending Payment to Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$181M
$233M
$250M
-62.3%
28.7%
7.3%
Discretionary Spending Lead Hazard Reduction
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$240M
$139M
$139M
69.0%
-42.1%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$135M
$125M
$122M
20.5%
-7.4%
-2.4%
Discretionary Spending Community Planning and Development Personnel Compensation and Benefits
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$108M
$99M
$106M
21.4%
-8.3%
7.1%
Discretionary Spending Capital Magnet Fund, Community Develpment Financial Institutions
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$80M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Renewable Energy Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$56M
$62M
$70M
0.0%
10.7%
12.9%
Discretionary Spending Research and Technology
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Policy Development and Research
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$58M
$48M
$87M
16.0%
-17.2%
81.2%
Discretionary Spending Renewable Energy Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$40M
$39M
-86.1%
700.0%
-2.5%
Discretionary Spending Policy Development and Research Personnel Compensation and Benefits
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$21M
$24M
5.9%
16.7%
14.3%
Discretionary Spending Brownfields Redevelopment
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Community Planning and Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$18M
$0
-1100.0%
80.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Capital Planning Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8M
$9M
$9M
0.0%
12.5%
0.0%
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