The Department of Energy had the second largest amount of primary contracts in the year ended Sept. 30, with $25.1 billion, and No. 3 was the Department of Health and Human Services with $19.1 billion.Businesses located anywhere in the country could be at risk for having their contracts cut. But three states â¿¿ Virginia, California and Texas â¿¿ may be the most vulnerable. Those states accounted for more than a quarter of all federal primary contracting dollars, with a combined $145 billion in the year ended Sept. 30.
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