Federal Defense Spending State-to-State (Analysis by the Pew Charitable Trust)

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in Featured, Latest

The U.S. government spends defense dollars in every state through purchases of military equipment, wages for service members and civilians, pension payments, health care services, and grants to states. This analysis of defense spending in the states takes a comprehensive look beyond contracts and salaries to include retirement payments, nonretirement benefits, and grants.