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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%
+ Department of Health and Human Services - $881.4B 3.5%
+ Department of Defense--Military - $696.9B 4.4%
+ Misc Agencies - $645.8B -0.8%
+ Department of the Treasury - $400.5B -55.4%
+ Department of Labor - $206.6B 35.2%
+ Department of Agriculture - $135.5B 6.0%
+ Department of Veterans Affairs - $124.9B 28.8%
+ Department of Transportation - $78.4B -30.2%
+ Department of Education - $62B -53.0%
+ Allowances - $60.5B -1512600.0%
+ Other Defense Civil Programs - $54.5B -5.2%
+ Department of Housing and Urban Development - $49.3B -20.2%
+ Department of Homeland Security - $43.6B -5.3%
+ International Assistance Programs - $35.5B 2.3%
+ Department of State - $29.9B 9.9%
+ Department of Justice - $29.7B -9.0%
+ Department of Energy - $24.6B -64.2%
- Department of Commerce - $13.9B -46.0%
Bureau of the Census-$7.3B74.0%
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-$4.9B-8.5%
National Institute of Standards and Technology-$862M-39.3%
International Trade Administration-$451M6.1%
Economic Development Administration-$293M-34.6%
Departmental Management-$108M4.8%
Bureau of Industry and Security-$100M19.0%
Economic and Statistical Analysis-$97M6.6%
Minority Business Development Agency-$32M6.7%
Department of Commerce-$-15M-85.6%
National Telecommunications and Information Administration-$-88M-100.6%
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office-$-116M5700.0%
+ Department of the Interior - $12.8B -13.5%
+ Judicial Branch - $7.2B 5.6%
+ Legislative Branch - $5.2B 3.6%
+ District of Columbia - $1B 13.0%
+ General Services Administration - $554M -91.2%
+ Executive Office of the President - $434M 16.0%
+ Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - $25M -85.6%
+ Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council - $2M -33.3%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Discretionary Spending Periodic Censuses and Programs
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Bureau of the Census
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.9B
$7B
$987M
216.4%
78.4%
-85.8%
Discretionary Spending Operations, Research, and Facilities
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.4B
$3.4B
$3.4B
5.4%
1.6%
-0.2%
Discretionary Spending Procurement, Acquisition and Construction
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.8B
$1.4B
$2.2B
88.3%
-26.3%
60.8%
Discretionary Spending Scientific and Technical Research and Services
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Institute of Standards and Technology
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$716M
$518M
$584M
60.5%
-27.6%
12.7%
Discretionary Spending Operations and Administration
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: International Trade Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$420M
$446M
$534M
3.7%
6.2%
19.7%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Bureau of the Census
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$234M
$259M
$280M
15.3%
10.7%
8.1%
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%
Discretionary Spending Industrial Technology Services
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Institute of Standards and Technology
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$170M
$195M
$210M
25.9%
14.7%
7.7%
Discretionary Spending Construction of Research Facilities
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Institute of Standards and Technology
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$532M
$147M
$125M
232.5%
-72.4%
-15.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Economic and Statistical Analysis
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$91M
$97M
$113M
13.8%
6.6%
16.5%
Discretionary Spending Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$80M
$80M
$65M
19.4%
0.0%
-18.8%
Discretionary Spending Operations and Administration
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Bureau of Industry and Security
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$65M
$69M
$81M
4.8%
6.2%
17.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$53M
$58M
$66M
23.3%
9.4%
13.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Economic Development Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$40M
$38M
$40M
29.0%
-5.0%
5.3%
Discretionary Spending Minority Business Development
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Minority Business Development Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$30M
$32M
$32M
3.4%
6.7%
0.0%
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