Historical Expenditures


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This bar graph represents total expenditures from 2000-2017. 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, 2000-2017
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Fiscal Year End Totals:

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 and for the year ended 6-30-17 page 40.


Expenditures by agency, by major account category for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017

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AgencyPersonal ServicesOperating ExpensesTravelCapital OutlayGovernment AidTotal
Abstracters, Board of Examiners$28,585$13,030$7,213$786$0$49,614
Accountability and Disclosure Commission$563,018$-178,092$5,226$336,825$0$726,977
Administrative Services, Department of$43,084,403$360,490,585$197,789$20,620,594$1,605,409$425,998,780
Aeronautics, Department of$1,371,722$3,300,901$55,543$116,373$17,278,927$22,123,466
Agriculture, Department of$10,713,050$5,787,587$808,015$640,862$597,367$18,546,881
Agriculture, State Board of$0$0$0$0$4,073,753$4,073,753
Arts Council$641,038$149,918$15,956$0$2,372,813$3,179,725
Attorney General$8,702,798$1,398,727$202,688$26,383$41,825$10,372,421
Auditor of Public Accounts$3,427,511$171,196$32,411$12,623$0$3,643,741
Banking and Finance, Department of$5,496,916$1,051,027$289,957$33,085$0$6,870,985
Barber Examiners, Board of$117,102$12,882$2,777$749$0$133,510
Blind and Visually Impaired, Commission for$3,112,742$1,474,904$231,469$220,687$1,321,715$6,361,517
Board of Engineers and Architects$432,145$260,810$14,191$4,051$0$711,197
Brand Committee$3,738,750$186,288$504,377$0$0$4,429,415
Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$492,616$7,457,717$205,901$1,804$0$8,158,038
Correctional Services, Department of$141,335,847$98,397,479$742,887$5,846,111$3,511,924$249,834,248
Criminal Justice, Commission on Law Enforcement and$3,381,180$3,526,816$84,222$250,150$14,799,511$22,041,879
Dairy Industry Development Board$0$1,401,159$365$0$0$1,401,524
Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Commission of the$716,216$179,989$34,724$25,552$0$956,481
Dry Bean Commission$53,968$270,336$27,764$0$0$352,068
Economic Development, Department of$4,723,280$1,788,776$254,542$3,333$41,698,263$48,468,194
Education, State Department of$37,846,733$31,560,266$1,884,765$188,091$1,569,260,984$1,640,740,839
Educational Lands and Funds, Board of$2,232,617$14,967,200$27,542$108,518$0$17,335,877
Educational Telecommunications Commission$4,247,257$5,640,466$171,633$1,128,464$210,672$11,398,492
Electrical Board$1,208,275$189,091$163,422$10,533$0$1,571,321
Energy Agency$1,288,588$379,313$30,107$3,692$14,166,348$15,868,048
Environmental Quality, Department of$15,049,751$18,578,084$302,675$252,585$65,473,451$99,656,546
Equal Opportunity Commission$1,667,350$269,813$21,504$2,046$0$1,960,713
Ethanol Board$394,650$220,731$27,270$1,925$0$644,576
Fire Marshal, State$4,706,093$637,456$461,328$55,415$121,478$5,981,770
Foster Care Review Board, State$1,899,237$294,240$46,465$18,940$0$2,258,882
Game and Parks Commission$38,793,883$35,905,777$488,605$5,175,456$26,855,350$107,219,071
Geologists, Board of$0$21,564$4,271$0$0$25,835
Governor$1,682,097$165,361$44,690$0$0$1,892,148
Grain Sorghum Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$58,678$46,322$10,527$0$0$115,527
Health and Human Services System$320,289,896$224,637,614$4,162,417$44,293,366$2,794,052,968$3,387,436,261
Historical Society, Nebraska State$4,329,297$2,403,481$104,622$293,912$110,500$7,241,812
Indian Affiars, Commission on$204,945$13,593$3,959$0$0$222,497
Industrial Relations, Commission of$234,724$30,661$1,578$0$0$266,963
Insurance, Department of$8,083,654$8,672,517$324,838$60,328$348,498$17,489,835
Investment Council, Nebraska$1,347,768$1,329,160$33,945$0$0$2,710,873
Labor, Department of$21,884,820$9,198,638$432,217$85,921$7,398,170$38,999,766
Land Surveyors, State Board of Examiners for$0$14,702$5,725$0$0$20,427
Landscape Architects, State Board of$0$19,845$1,944$0$0$21,789
Legislative Council$17,384,426$1,879,239$812,930$305,677$0$20,382,272
Library Commission$2,661,486$810,047$37,538$18,915$1,801,607$5,329,593
Lieutenant Governor$118,352$4,957$15,511$0$0$138,820
Liquor Control Commission$992,894$183,097$14,043$0$0$1,190,034
Mexican-Americans, Commission on$174,808$10,910$4,553$0$0$190,271
Military, Department of$9,796,986$15,761,767$169,563$4,065,157$14,728,144$44,521,617
Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board$595,069$71,384$57,228$0$0$723,681
Motor Vehicles, Department of$11,439,207$21,355,698$267,253$567,251$38,039$33,667,448
Natural Resources, Department of$7,880,012$3,899,227$246,944$241,189$19,773,725$32,041,097
Oil and Gas Conservation Commission$615,899$298,321$13,209$780$0$928,209
Pardons, Board of$4,392,043$1,033,984$115,795$15,919$0$5,557,741
Postsecondary Education, Coordinating Commission for$1,131,016$8,258,771$21,048$0$19,273,528$28,684,363
Power Review Board$284,828$209,484$12,565$4,839$0$511,716
Public Accountancy, Nebraska State Board of$250,277$100,340$19,506$430$0$370,553
Public Advocacy, Commission on$918,416$170,892$28,736$0$2,447,509$3,565,553
Public Service Commission$3,896,489$1,692,751$104,666$112,081$42,820,041$48,626,028
Racing Commission, State$289,350$121,175$51,304$3,037$105,036$569,902
Real Estate Commission, State$738,146$360,719$46,957$7,612$0$1,153,434
Real Property Appraiser Board$202,766$146,603$11,015$0$0$360,384
Retirement Systems, Public Employees'$3,068,162$796,838,639$29,350$10,184$47,303,239$847,249,574
Revenue, Department of$26,545,086$54,948,982$255,431$1,283,303$314,899,502$397,932,304
Roads, Department of$143,385,935$162,604,045$832,229$454,916,666$71,062,125$832,801,000
Secretary of State$2,335,408$4,828,639$11,114$438,389$0$7,613,550
State Colleges$70,270,540$29,329,028$2,461,581$2,382,937$49,507,288$153,951,374
State Patrol$60,119,301$18,248,993$308,500$3,595,321$888,603$83,160,718
State Treasurer$3,080,160$16,692,027$17,458$15,437$20,934,618$40,739,700
Supreme Court$104,612,865$72,695,497$2,314,490$45,142$1,070,000$180,737,994
Tax Equalization and Review Commission$747,569$108,852$9,609$3,199$0$869,229
Technical Community Colleges$0$0$0$0$96,795,176$96,795,176
Tourism Commission$795,132$2,894,578$94,967$3,051$1,003,706$4,791,434
University of Nebraska$1,274,331,314$682,635,072$41,810,570$356,518,691$425,867,253$2,781,162,900
Veterans' Affairs, Department of$1,010,450$218,292$24,677$9,350$1,376,862$2,639,631
Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$201,823$863,946$69,265$0$0$1,135,034
Workers' Compensation Court$4,196,629$1,364,946$32,706$102,077$623,961$6,320,319
Total$2,458,046,044$2,742,978,832$62,796,377$904,485,794$5,697,619,888$11,865,926,935

Sources: Nebraska Annual Budgetary Report for the year ended
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