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The 2006 Federal Budget
« on: March 14, 2005, 05:55:55 AM »
Department Of Commerce
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $9.4 billion (Increase from 2005: 49 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Economic Development
  • International Trade
  • Patent and Trademark Office
  • Scientific and Technological Standards
  • Census Bureau
  • Oceanic and Atmospheric Science and Management

Department Of Defense
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $419.3 billion (Increase from 2005: 5 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Defense of the Nation and its interests
  • Training and equipping of military personnel
  • Operation and maintenance

Department Of Education
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $56.0 billion (Decrease from 2005: 1 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Title I grants to States and local school districts
  • Special education
  • Pell Grants
  • Research and statistics

Department Of Energy
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $23.4 billion (Decrease from 2005: 2 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Energy research and development
  • Science
  • Safety, security, reliability, and effectiveness of nuclear weapons
  • Environmental clean-up

Department Of Health And Human Services
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $67.2 billion (Decrease from 2005: 1 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • State Children`s Health Insurance Program
  • Health Centers
  • Marriage and Healthy Family Development
  • Bioterrorism
  • Health Care Information Technology

Department Of Homeland Security
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority (gross): $34.2 billion (Increase from 2005: 7 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Border and Transportation Security
  • Coast Guard
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection
  • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • United States Secret Service
  • Science and Technology

Department Of Housing And Urban Development
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $28.5 billion (Decrease from 2005: 11 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Section 8 Rental Assistance
  • Federal Housing Administration
  • Public Housing
  • HOME Improvement Partnerships Program
  • Homeless Assistance Programs
  • Housing for the Elderly and Disabled

Department Of The Interior
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $10.6 billion (Decrease from 2005: 1 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Geological Survey

Department Of Justice
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $20.3 billion(Increase from 2005: 1 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Combating terrorism
  • Firearms and explosives enforcement
  • Federal detention programs
  • Prosecuting corporate fraud, and other criminal and civil legal activities

Department Of Labor
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $11.5 billion (Decrease from 2005: 4 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Job training and employment
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Pension protection
  • Labor law enforcement
  • Employment statistics

Department Of State And International Assistance Programs
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority (State): $13.3 billion (Increase from 2005: 18 percent)
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority (International Assistance Programs): $18.5 billion (Increase from 2005: 14 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Diplomatic activities and operations of embassies
  • International assistance, including economic development, child health, and military financing
  • U.S. contributions to international organizations

Department Of Transportation
2006 Discretionary Budgetary Resources: $57.5 billion(Decrease from 2005: 1 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Aviation system
  • Interstate highway system
  • Rail system
  • Highway safety programs

Department Of The Treasury
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $11.6 billion (Increase from 2005: 4 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Collecting taxes
  • Managing and accounting for the public debt
  • Administering Federal finances
  • Combating financial crime and terrorist financing
  • Regulating and supervising financial institutions
  • Producing coins and currency

Department Of Veterans Affairs
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority (with collections): $33.4 billion (Increase from 2005: 3 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Health care for veterans
  • Disability compensation
  • Pensions for low-income veterans
  • Vocational rehabilitation training and employment services
  • National cemeteries

Corps Of Engineers`‚ÄĚCivil Works
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $4.3 billion (Decrease from 2005: 7 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Commercial navigation
  • Flood and storm damage reduction
  • Aquatic ecosystem restoration

Environmental Protection Agency
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $7.6 billion (Decrease from 2005: 6 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Superfund
  • Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds
  • Brownfields
  • Air, Water, and Hazardous Waste Regulatory Programs
  • Homeland Security

National Aeronautics And Space Administration
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $16.5 billion (Increase from 2005: 2 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Exploration and science
  • Space Shuttle and Space Station operations
  • Aeronautics

National Science Foundation
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $5.6 billion (Increase from 2005: 2 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Research and related activities
  • Education and human resources
  • Major research equipment and facilities construction


Small Business Administration
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $593 million (Decrease from 2005: 3 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Small Business Loans
  • Small Business Development Centers
  • Disaster Loans

Social Security Administration
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $9.5 billion (Increase from 2005: 8 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Old-Age and Survivors Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income

Department Of Agriculture
2006 Discretionary Budget Authority: $19.4 billion (Decrease from 2005: 10 percent)
Major Programs:
  • Agriculture Commodities Support
  • Conservation
  • Food and Nutrition Service
  • Forest Service
  • Food Safety, Animal and Plant Health, and Marketing Programs
  • Rural Development
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Re: The 2006 Federal Budget
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2005, 10:33:12 AM »
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