Potential furloughs, hiring freezes and other spending cutbacks to the region’s defense institutions could send an economic ripple effect through the Tri-Counties, according to economists and industry leaders. The 2011 Budget Control Act aims to reduce the government’s deficit and will trigger $85 billion budget-wide spending cuts on March 1. The federal spending cuts, also Read More →
If a $55 billion cut to the U.S. defense budget takes effect on Jan. 2 as planned, small and mid-sized military contractors in the Tri-Counties stand to be hit the hardest by a $113 million reduction in the $1.2 billion that currently goes to defense spending in the region. The military cuts are part of Read More →
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