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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%
Federal Highway Administration-$44.2B-31.8%
Federal Aviation Administration-$16.1B-5.8%
Federal Transit Administration-$10.7B-46.0%
Federal Railroad Administration-$4.4B-60.6%
Office of the Secretary-$940M-45.7%
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-$857M-77.4%
Maritime Administration-$595M-10.7%
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-$530M4.5%
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration-$192M12.9%
Office of Inspector General-$77M-17.2%
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation-$32M0.0%
Surface Transportation Board-$28M7.7%
Research and Innovative Technology Administration-$13M0.0%
Department of Transportation-$-193M-97.4%
+ 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%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending Federal-aid Highways
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Highway Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$30.3B
$43.1B
$43B
-20.2%
42.4%
-0.2%
Mandatory Spending Formula and Bus Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9.2B
$8.4B
$8.4B
5.7%
-9.6%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operations
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Aviation Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.8B
$5.4B
$3.7B
62.5%
40.5%
-30.3%
Discretionary Spending Trust Fund Share of FAA Activities (Airport and Airway Trust Fund)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Aviation Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5.2B
$4B
$6.1B
-18.1%
-23.6%
51.6%
Mandatory Spending Grants-in-aid for Airports (Airport and Airway Trust Fund)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Aviation Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.8B
$3.6B
$3.5B
11.8%
-5.3%
-2.5%
Discretionary Spending Facilities and Equipment (Airport and Airway Trust Fund)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Aviation Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.7B
$2.9B
$3B
9.1%
7.1%
1.2%
Discretionary Spending Capital Assistance for High Speed Rail Corridors and Intercity Passenger Rail Service, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8B
$2.5B
$1B
0.0%
-68.8%
-60.0%
Discretionary Spending Capital Investment Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Transit Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.6B
$2B
$1.8B
63.0%
-21.9%
-8.9%
Discretionary Spending Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$940M
$1B
$1.1B
10.6%
6.6%
5.0%
Discretionary Spending Highway Infrastructure Programs
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Highway Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$650M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Highway Traffic Safety Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$560M
$606M
$620M
-4.8%
8.2%
2.3%
Discretionary Spending National Infrastructure Investments
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Office of the Secretary
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$600M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Operating Subsidy Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$550M
$563M
$563M
15.8%
2.4%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Motor Carrier Safety Grants
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$300M
$305M
$307M
3.8%
1.7%
0.7%
Discretionary Spending Miscellaneous appropriations
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Highway Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$166M
$293M
$0
1560.0%
76.5%
-100.0%
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