Report: Oklahoma Could Lose Up to 16,000 Jobs with Federal Defense Cuts

Jul 18, 2012
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If federal defense cuts of roughly $500 billion go through in 2013, Oklahoma could be vulnerable to job losses as high as 16,000 in the state. State Impact Oklahoma has the story...

Source: Npr Via: Joe Wertz

While Washington, D.C. lawmakers wrangle over taxes, federal budget cuts are looming. If $1.2 trillion in scheduled cuts are triggered in January, Oklahoma could be in line to lose almost 16,000 defense-related jobs over the next 15 months, according to a report prepared for the Aerospace Industries Association.

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