Comments for: Automatic cuts looming in federal budget could affect Maine defense contractors

Posted Aug. 24, 2012, at 6:37 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 25, 2012, at 8:53 a.m.

BANGOR | Substantial across-the-board budget cuts that will kick in automatically next year if Congress fails to act first could result in the loss of almost 6,000 military-related jobs and private-sector earnings of $239 million in Maine. Last August, when Congress agreed to raise the country’s debt ceiling after …

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