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Increasing budgetary pressures and the reordering of national priorities have led to significant declines in military procurement. These declines raise public policy concerns about the overall economy, the defense industrial base, and the economic well-being of regions, industries, and workers that are particularly dependent on aerospace procurement. This industry is quite important to the California economy, and even more important to Los Angeles County. It is clear that the aerospace cuts affect certain occupations, firms, and localities disproportionately. Moreover, these losses are taking place in an already gloomy economic environment. Any long-term solution to the aerospace dilemma should be comprehensive and farsighted and should address the root causes of the overall economic decline.

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