According to a new report from the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute, federal defense and homeland security contracts contributed $33.9 billion to the New England economy in 2011. The study was commissioned by the Defense Technology Initiative.
Defense contracts in New England, 2011
|Value of contracts|
|Rhode Island||Less than $1B|
|Vermont||Less than $1B|
|Total direct and
Source: UMass Donahue Institute, via the Bangor Daily News
|Today's Poll||Should employers be held responsible for not prohibiting their employees from talking/texting and driving?<