Granite State looking toward long-term effects of shutdown
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As the government shutdown enters its second month, state officials are beginning to look toward long-term consequences that once seemed unlikely to come to fruition.

Granite State businesses brought in $2.5 billion in federal contracts to the state in fiscal year 2017, and preliminary numbers for fiscal year 2018, which ended in September, suggest that may have doubled to as much as $5 billion, said Dave Pease, program manager at the New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which helps companies obtain government contracts.

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