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%
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
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 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 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%
Discretionary Spending Safety and Operations
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$159M
$172M
$104M
6.0%
8.2%
-39.5%
Discretionary Spending Railroad Safety Technology Program
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$50M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Railroad Research and Development
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$34M
$38M
$40M
-5.6%
11.8%
5.3%
Discretionary Spending Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Program
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$25M
$35M
$0
25.0%
40.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Program
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$17M
$18M
$0
-19.0%
5.9%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.3B
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$90M
$0
$0
200.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Liquidating Account
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Federal Railroad Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-8M
$-4M
$-3M
166.7%
-50.0%
-25.0%