2/22: We're very excited to announce a data visualization challenge with Google and Eyebeam!

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%
Federal law enforcement activities-$28.2B-0.4%
Federal litigative and judicial activities-$13B0.9%
Federal correctional activities-$7.6B1.3%
Criminal justice assistance-$4.6B-41.4%
+ 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 Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$108M
$118M
$223M
33.3%
9.3%
89.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$91M
$111M
$100M
5.8%
22.0%
-9.9%
Discretionary Spending Office for Civil Rights
Agency: Department of Education
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$97M
$103M
$106M
9.0%
6.2%
2.9%
Discretionary Spending Automation Modernization, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Immigration and Customs Enforcement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$77M
$90M
$85M
148.4%
16.9%
-5.6%
Discretionary Spending Justice Information Sharing Technology
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$80M
$88M
$180M
-1.2%
10.0%
104.6%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: National Security Division
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$85M
$88M
$100M
16.4%
3.5%
13.6%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$78M
$84M
$89M
4.0%
7.7%
6.0%
Discretionary Spending Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Personnel Compensation and Benefits
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$68M
$72M
$68M
7.9%
5.9%
-5.6%
Discretionary Spending Fair Housing Activities
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$54M
$71M
$60M
8.0%
31.5%
-15.5%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Inspector General
Agency: Department of Education
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$69M
$60M
$65M
35.3%
-13.0%
8.3%
Discretionary Spending Acquisition, Construction, Improvements and Related Expenses
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$86M
$43M
$38M
53.6%
-50.0%
-11.6%
Discretionary Spending Management and Administration
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$38M
$39M
$37M
18.8%
2.6%
-5.1%
Discretionary Spending Office for Civil Rights
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$37M
$38M
$44M
19.4%
2.7%
15.8%
Discretionary Spending Construction
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$27M
$27M
100.0%
575.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Weed and Seed Program Fund
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$24M
$20M
$0
-25.0%
-16.7%
-100.0%
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