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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%
Health care services-$349.9B7.0%
Health research and training-$32.1B-24.4%
Consumer and occupational health and safety-$4.4B10.2%
+ 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%
+ 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 National Institutes of Health
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: National Institutes of Health
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$40.5B
$31.1B
$32.1B
38.9%
-23.2%
3.2%
Discretionary Spending Health Resources and Services
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Health Resources and Services Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$906M
$820M
$826M
38.5%
-9.5%
0.7%
Mandatory Spending National Institutes of Health
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: National Institutes of Health
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$163M
$166M
$166M
-1.8%
1.8%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Disease Control, Research, and Training
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$330M
$149M
$139M
26.9%
-54.8%
-6.7%
Discretionary Spending Health Education Assistance Loans Program Account
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Health Resources and Services Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Disease Control, Research, and Training
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$2M
$2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Healthcare Research and Quality
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$700M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Healthcare Research and Quality
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Health Resources and Services
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Health Resources and Services Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, Centers for Disease Control
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Centers for Disease-control, Gifts and Donations
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-9M
$-6M
$-6M
0.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributions, N.I.H., Unconditional Gift Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$-7M
$-7M
0.0%
75.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Health Education Assistance Loans Liquidating Account
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Health Resources and Services Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-7M
$-8M
$0
-36.4%
14.3%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Health Education Assistance Loans, Downward Reestimates of Subsidies
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-28M
$-10M
$0
-36.4%
-64.3%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, NIH
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-13M
$-16M
$-16M
-18.8%
23.1%
0.0%
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