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%
+ 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%
+ 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%
District of Columbia General and Special Payments-$709M17.2%
District of Columbia Courts-$324M4.8%
+ 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 District of Columbia Federal Pension Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$527M
$681M
$659M
8.0%
29.2%
-3.2%
Mandatory Spending Federal Payment to the District of Columbia Pension Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$400M
$525M
$486M
17.6%
31.2%
-7.4%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment to the District of Columbia Courts
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$248M
$261M
$247M
10.7%
5.2%
-5.4%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment for School Improvement
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$54M
$74M
$52M
31.7%
37.0%
-29.7%
Discretionary Spending Federal Support for Economic Development and Management Reforms in the District
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$54M
$60M
$46M
42.1%
11.1%
-23.3%
Discretionary Spending Defender Services in District of Columbia Courts
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$52M
$55M
$55M
8.3%
5.8%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment for Resident Tuition Support
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$35M
$35M
$35M
6.1%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment for Emergency Planning and Security Cost in the District of Columbia
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$39M
$15M
$15M
1200.0%
-61.5%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending District of Columbia Judicial Retirement and Survivors Annuity Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$9M
$10M
12.5%
0.0%
11.1%
Mandatory Spending Federal Payment to the District of Columbia Judicial Retirement and Survivors Annuity Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7M
$8M
$8M
0.0%
14.3%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment to Jump Start Public School Reform
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$20M
$0
$20M
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Federal Payments, D.C. Judicial Retirement and Survivors Annuity
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-7M
$-8M
$-8M
0.0%
14.3%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, DC Federal Pension Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-124M
$-156M
$-173M
-12.7%
25.8%
10.9%
Mandatory Spending Federal Contribution, DC Federal Pension Fund
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia General and Special Payments
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-400M
$-525M
$-486M
17.6%
31.2%
-7.4%