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Table 1:

Department of Homeland Security Budget

 (discretionary spending; millions of dollars)

Fiscal Year

Total Spending

Fee-Funded Activities

Total less Fee-funded Activities

Total less Fee-funded Activities (2005 dollars)

2005 actual

$31,948

$2,519

$29,429

$29,429

2006 est.

$33,247

$2,621

$30,626

$29,734

2007 est.

$35,563

$4,431

$30,932

$29,156

% change

 

 

 

 

2005-06

4.1%

4.0%

4.1%

1.0%

2006-07

7.0%

69.1%

1.0%

-1.9%

Note: 2005 dollar amounts assume 3 percent annual inflation.

Source: OMB, Budget of the United States Government, FY2007, February 2006.

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.