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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
Mandatory Spending Trust Land Consolidation Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$2B
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Operation of Indian Programs
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.3B
$1.4B
$1.4B
6.0%
4.3%
5.2%
Discretionary Spending Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Utilities Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.9B
$551M
$534M
255.8%
-71.3%
-3.1%
Mandatory Spending Tribal Special Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$270M
$266M
$280M
12.5%
-1.5%
5.3%
Discretionary Spending Economic Development Assistance Programs
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Economic Development Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$408M
$255M
$246M
-45.1%
-37.5%
-3.5%
Mandatory Spending Biorefinery Assistance Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$75M
$245M
$0
0.0%
226.7%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Construction
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$668M
$225M
$116M
172.6%
-66.3%
-48.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$192M
$202M
$232M
13.6%
5.2%
14.8%
Mandatory Spending Miscellaneous Permanent Appropriations
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$100M
$112M
$114M
-7.4%
12.0%
1.8%
Discretionary Spending Rural Business Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$237M
$97M
$62M
172.4%
-59.1%
-36.1%
Discretionary Spending Distance Learning, Telemedicine, and Broadband Program
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Utilities Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.6B
$85M
$55M
4550.9%
-96.7%
-35.3%
Discretionary Spending Appalachian Regional Commission
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Appalachian Regional Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$75M
$76M
$76M
2.7%
1.3%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Tribal Trust Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$98M
$74M
$78M
46.3%
-24.5%
5.4%
Mandatory Spending Rural Business Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$35M
$61M
$0
52.2%
74.3%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Energy Assistance Payments
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Business_Cooperative Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$90M
$55M
$85M
0.0%
-38.9%
54.6%
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