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Federal pipeline to states

STATELINE INFOGRAPHIC The federal pipeline to states With the failure of the congressional "Super Committee" to reach agreement, federal law triggers a series of automatic spending cuts, starting in 2013, totaling $1.2 billion and divided equally between domestic and defense expenditures. If the trigger does take effect, some state and local economies could feel a heavy impact. Areas that rely heavily on federal contracts and have large numbers of federal employees could be hit especially hard. Following is a breakdown of federal money spent in the states in 2010. Wages, salaries and procurement federal dollars (as a share of Gross State Product) spent in states federal defense dollars other federal dollars 10 20 30 40 50 percent AL $279.3 billion AK AZ Total amount federal AR government spent on salaries and wages in 2010, or 1.9 CA CO CT percent of the U.S. economy. DE DC FL GA HI ID In Hawaii, defense IL I salaries were more than IN IA I 10 percent of GSP, and defense-related KS procurement made up another 3.5 percent. KY LA MD $480.4 billion MA MI I MN I Total amount federal government spent on procurement in 2010, or 3.3 percent of the U.S. economy. MS мо MT NE NH NJI NEW MEXICO NM Federal salaries and NY I procurement made up 12.4 percent of New Mexico's GSP in 2010. NC ND OH OK OR I PA RI SC SD VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND D.C. TN TX Procurement dollars and salaries and UT wages for federal workers generated more than 40 percent of D.C.'s VT VA economic activity in 2010; in Virginia and Maryland, the share was 18.5 percent and 13.5 percent, respectively. WA wy WI WY 10 20 30 40 50 percent "Excludes U.S. Postal Service Source: Pew Analysis of U.S. Census data Stateline infographic by Carla Uriona, Sarah Emmans and Liz Gross

Federal pipeline to states

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