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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 Cerro Grande Fire Claims
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-9M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending National Flood Insurance Fund
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$0
$0
-101.9%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Emergency Management Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$98M
$0
$0
9700.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Assistance, Downward Reestimates
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Department of Homeland Security
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-5M
$-18M
$0
0.0%
260.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Disaster Loan Program, Downward Reestimates of Subsidies
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Small Business Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-27M
$-24M
$0
-83.6%
-11.1%
-100.0%
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