Anchorage 55.0 °F
Fairbanks 57.0 °F
Juneau 53.0 °F
State Economists Look At Importance Of Military Spending In Alaska
Experts say a strong military presence remains vital to economy.
Presently 60% of all federal dollars spent in Alaska are devoted to defense spending. Next year the military will spend close to $486 million dollars in the 49th state.