Historical Expenditures


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This bar graph represents total expenditures from 2000-2018. By clicking on any year, you can drill down and review more detailed spending information. To view this spending information by fund type, follow this link. To view expenditures by each agency for each major account category, please go to the data table below the bar graph. For historical sources of funding, go to the Source of State Funding tab and click on year of historical dollars received. For a definition of terms, please visit the glossary.

The historical expenditures include both funds appropriated by the Legislature and trust fund expenditures that do not require Legislative appropriations.

Spending by major account category, 2000-2018
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Fiscal Year End Totals:

2018$11,947,227,303
2017$11,865,926,935
2016$11,609,717,699
2015$10,980,573,897
2014$10,449,446,342
2013$10,162,630,170
2012$9,877,169,064
2011$9,802,019,177
2010$9,590,307,673
2009$9,136,917,676
2008$8,711,994,668
2007$8,164,016,229
2006$7,975,526,250
2005$7,495,714,112
2004$7,104,161,484
2003$6,807,374,471
2002$6,582,831,022
2001$6,058,040,449
2000$5,800,835,535
Fiscal years ended June 30, 20xx
Source - Annual Budgetary Report; For the year ended 6-30-04 page 54, for the year ended 6-30-09 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-10 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-11 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-12 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-13 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-14 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-15 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-16 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-17 page 40 and for the year ended 6-30-18 page 39.


Expenditures by agency, by major account category for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018

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AgencyPersonal ServicesOperating ExpensesTravelCapital OutlayGovernment AidTotal
Abstracters, Board of Examiners$22,827$16,466$1,080$0$0$40,373
Accountability and Disclosure Commission$560,673$126,586$3,427$0$0$690,686
Administrative Services, Department of$43,562,887$361,684,381$208,693$20,521,696$742,160$426,719,817
Aeronautics, Department of$0$0$0$0$0$0
Agriculture, Department of$10,473,950$5,899,804$788,824$133,060$858,150$18,153,788
Agriculture, State Board of$0$0$0$0$4,482,316$4,482,316
Arts Council$561,883$182,043$10,975$0$2,330,246$3,085,147
Attorney General$8,974,454$1,356,047$195,368$36,159$39,085$10,601,113
Auditor of Public Accounts$3,377,524$185,132$36,248$13,175$0$3,612,079
Banking and Finance, Department of$5,615,720$884,890$260,381$43,957$0$6,804,948
Barber Examiners, Board of$122,438$13,311$2,684$0$0$138,433
Blind and Visually Impaired, Commission for$3,170,605$1,037,069$164,569$83,661$1,055,434$5,511,338
Board of Engineers and Architects$455,009$296,755$13,946$2,276$0$767,986
Brand Committee$3,977,295$393,209$535,963$24,952$0$4,931,419
Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$500,425$7,539,104$189,060$8,206$0$8,236,795
Correctional Services, Department of$146,621,326$96,503,324$678,532$10,639,147$3,446,735$257,889,064
Criminal Justice, Commission on Law Enforcement and$3,339,080$3,432,013$63,429$31,090$17,609,613$24,475,225
Dairy Industry Development Board$0$1,454,450$585$0$0$1,455,035
Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Commission of the$834,136$185,067$39,475$10,243$0$1,068,921
Dry Bean Commission$56,341$295,023$25,897$1,029$0$378,290
Economic Development, Department of$4,502,931$1,403,840$289,916$82,750$38,576,208$44,855,645
Education, State Department of$38,572,834$31,979,684$1,661,186$105,438$1,615,408,474$1,687,727,616
Educational Lands and Funds, Board of$2,292,988$15,566,792$18,208$80,270$0$17,958,258
Educational Telecommunications Commission$4,096,922$5,279,514$168,274$337,497$210,672$10,092,879
Electrical Board$1,182,766$161,741$185,590$-9,791$0$1,520,306
Energy Agency$1,311,459$506,352$24,999$5,546$9,476,399$11,324,755
Environmental Quality, Department of$15,031,712$18,155,456$350,284$75,090$52,374,029$85,986,571
Equal Opportunity Commission$1,607,177$213,116$24,873$0$0$1,845,166
Ethanol Board$357,862$198,471$24,451$0$0$580,784
Fire Marshal, State$4,709,461$1,089,876$435,508$95,130$204,161$6,534,136
Foster Care Review Board, State$1,904,594$294,442$38,261$2,119$0$2,239,416
Game and Parks Commission$39,063,498$30,245,017$485,912$19,462,149$24,167,035$113,423,611
Geologists, Board of$0$23,322$6,791$0$0$30,113
Governor$1,539,624$125,761$45,135$0$0$1,710,520
Grain Sorghum Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$59,291$31,738$9,715$0$0$100,744
Health and Human Services System$280,216,538$175,698,911$3,448,253$2,986,023$2,883,962,288$3,346,312,013
Historical Society, Nebraska State$4,087,121$2,125,289$108,365$29,332$115,684$6,465,791
Indian Affiars, Commission on$200,789$10,658$3,750$0$0$215,197
Industrial Relations, Commission of$236,113$34,231$919$0$0$271,263
Insurance, Department of$7,932,406$15,022,229$252,219$10,187$354,123$23,571,164
Investment Council, Nebraska$1,367,264$1,208,807$25,774$0$0$2,601,845
Labor, Department of$22,138,451$9,189,637$491,207$201,603$9,197,191$41,218,089
Land Surveyors, State Board of Examiners for$0$13,260$2,037$0$0$15,297
Landscape Architects, State Board of$0$20,218$1,418$0$0$21,636
Legislative Council$17,501,811$1,372,133$605,641$462,294$0$19,941,879
Library Commission$2,631,237$845,832$44,471$101,052$1,799,696$5,422,288
Lieutenant Governor$120,626$4,963$14,934$0$0$140,523
Liquor Control Commission$955,032$215,411$14,655$19,043$0$1,204,141
Mexican-Americans, Commission on$145,154$35,629$4,421$5,458$0$190,662
Military, Department of$10,669,156$18,273,124$152,901$521,217$13,747,709$43,364,107
Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board$588,586$66,989$51,856$0$0$707,431
Motor Vehicles, Department of$11,692,627$16,407,899$262,072$614,552$42,847$29,019,997
Natural Resources, Department of$8,071,342$3,283,325$256,115$151,684$21,877,677$33,640,143
Oil and Gas Conservation Commission$620,378$238,678$11,687$7,846$0$878,589
Pardons, Board of$4,667,237$1,450,708$182,594$112,274$0$6,412,813
Postsecondary Education, Coordinating Commission for$1,022,226$246,991$12,229$455$20,013,625$21,295,526
Power Review Board$296,890$215,515$14,679$0$0$527,084
Public Accountancy, Nebraska State Board of$234,857$99,224$5,866$582$0$340,529
Public Advocacy, Commission on$934,346$165,921$28,702$0$2,376,495$3,505,464
Public Service Commission$4,092,775$2,405,632$115,003$25,895$33,667,835$40,307,140
Racing Commission, State$336,534$159,336$62,565$0$108,601$667,036
Real Estate Commission, State$776,607$405,962$53,181$72$0$1,235,822
Real Property Appraiser Board$207,643$128,072$10,223$0$0$345,938
Retirement Systems, Public Employees'$3,027,945$852,748,849$26,732$5,351$48,588,600$904,397,477
Revenue, Department of$26,163,317$56,630,791$197,617$82,242$342,932,944$426,006,911
Secretary of State$2,342,159$5,040,290$17,623$387,754$0$7,787,826
State Colleges$71,550,947$28,486,568$2,558,221$2,287,900$50,516,684$155,400,320
State Patrol$61,075,582$17,623,412$332,635$4,561,368$898,887$84,491,884
State Treasurer$3,073,225$15,036,681$16,977$13,780$22,541,551$40,682,214
Supreme Court$108,432,986$68,395,227$2,227,630$69,177$1,091,460$180,216,480
Tax Equalization and Review Commission$740,505$84,027$1,911$342$0$826,785
Technical Community Colleges$0$0$0$0$98,317,683$98,317,683
Tourism Commission$820,952$3,898,518$90,155$6,661$4,375$4,820,661
Transportation, Department of$143,768,627$163,789,537$729,314$457,634,046$95,557,829$861,479,353
University of Nebraska$1,317,662,493$680,314,586$40,933,797$200,868,938$439,641,704$2,679,421,518
Veterans' Affairs, Department of$37,691,092$19,738,976$1,367,114$41,587,720$1,450,671$101,835,573
Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$228,143$421,489$50,735$0$0$700,367
Workers' Compensation Court$4,159,943$1,289,617$26,221$3,634$550,136$6,029,551
Total$2,510,941,354$2,749,602,948$61,802,658$764,543,331$5,860,337,012$11,947,227,303

Sources: Nebraska Annual Budgetary Report for the year ended
June 30, 2018 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 28-39
June 30, 2017 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 28-40
June 30, 2016 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2015 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2014 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2013 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2012 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2011 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2010 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2005 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-53
June 30, 2000 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 44-57