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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 Disaster Relief
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$5.1B
$2B
-91.7%
369.3%
-61.6%
Discretionary Spending State and Local Programs
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.7B
$4B
$4B
10.4%
-15.0%
0.2%
Discretionary Spending Management and Administration
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$830M
$921M
$794M
18.9%
11.0%
-13.8%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Small Business Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$186M
$235M
$0
272.0%
26.3%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Flood Map Modernization Fund
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$220M
$220M
$194M
0.0%
0.0%
-11.8%
Discretionary Spending Office of Health Affairs
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: National Protection and Programs Directorate
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$157M
$139M
$213M
33.0%
-11.5%
53.2%
Discretionary Spending National Pre-disaster Mitigation Fund
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$90M
$100M
$100M
-21.0%
11.1%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Disaster Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Small Business Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$79M
$203M
-100.0%
0.0%
157.0%
Discretionary Spending United States Fire Administration and Training
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$45M
$46M
$46M
4.6%
2.2%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending National Protection and Programs Directorate
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: National Protection and Programs Directorate
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$51M
$45M
$46M
13.3%
-11.8%
2.2%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$16M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Loan Fund Liquidating Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Small Business Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$2M
$2M
-40.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Readiness, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending National Flood Mitigation Fund
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
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