Press Release

The States that Could Lose Defense Spending Because of an Emergency Declaration to Build the Wall

President Trump is reported to be considering building the wall using an emergency declaration to reallocate funds currently planned for military construction projects. AAF’s Director of Fiscal Policy Gordon Gray and Ariane Martin break down which states are slated to receive funding through the military’s construction budget—and thus which states could see projects cut because of an emergency declaration.

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Read Douglas Holtz-Eakin’s Latest Dish on the Opportunity Costs of Such Reallocation