13 January 2021

California tops the list for Defense Department spending

http://www.washingtontimes.com

Military spending rose across the board in 2019 and no state received more defense funding from the Trump administration than blue-state California, according to a just released Pentagon report.Department of Defense contract obligations and payroll spending in the 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2019 totaled $550.9 billion — 2.5% of the country’s gross domestic product. California topped the list with $66.2 billion in defense funding in fiscal year 2019. Virginia followed with $60.3 [...]