Washington (AP) The U.S. has nearly $1 trillion in capstone contracts for logistics, transportation and construction, up from $770 billion in 2015, according to the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime.
The U: States and territories that received the most logistics support also tend to be among the most densely populated states, such as New York, California and New Jersey.
The capstone is a contract to provide logistics services to the federal government, including to states and territories.
But states that got the most were home to more than twice as many capstone contractees than those that did not, according an analysis by The Washington Institute, a think tank that focuses on national security issues.
That’s because some states received the highest number of capstone projects, even though they were home more to capstone work than they were to state-specific work, according a Washington Institute analysis of data from the U, U.K., and Canada.
For example, New York received 2,400 capstone-related contracts in 2015.
California received 2.6 million, followed by New Jersey, with 1.4 million.
Texas was next with 1 million.
The most capstones were in New York and California, the states that have long struggled to manage their logistics infrastructure.
Texas has had one of the highest numbers of capstones in the country, with more than 3,000 in 2015 — far higher than any other state, according the analysis.
Some states have struggled to provide adequate logistics services, such a New Jersey Department of Transportation spokeswoman said in a statement.
“Our infrastructure is aging, and we need to address the needs of our citizens to safely and efficiently move goods and people between our state and destinations across the country,” she said.
“The federal government provides the flexibility to the states to respond to their transportation needs.”
Texas and New York are among the states with the most backlogs in building and maintaining their capstone infrastructure, according with the National Governors Association, which represents the governors of the states.
The report does not include any information about the total number of capsstone contracts awarded by the states or the number of contracts that were awarded in any one year.
The federal government has offered capstone assistance to states since 2013, but many states have yet to be able to get the needed capstones, according and the report says.
In New York City alone, the number has increased by nearly 60 percent over the past two years.
New York has been criticized for its lack of transparency and lack of action on capstone needs.
The city has been hit with a wave of capsites construction, a shortage of new capstone permits and the closure of the World Trade Center and the New Jersey Statehouse.
New Yorkers were outraged at the lack of service they received from the federal Government, and the Statehouse recently held a hearing on capsite issues.
“We need to take responsibility for our own state,” said Sen. Jose Baez, a New York Democrat who is the state’s senior senator.
“These contracts are for a lot of different needs, and I think they’re going to be really hard to fill.
We have to take a hard look at the contracts.”
The report said that New York’s capstone backlog is expected to grow by $6.4 billion from $2.4 trillion in 2019 to $3.9 billion in 2023.
In a report last year, The Washington Center for Investigative Reporting said New York state had more than 2,300 capstone requests in 2015 and had more capsites than any state in the U: Washington, California, Texas, Massachusetts, Illinois, Nevada, Michigan, Wisconsin, Maine and Connecticut.
The CAPS report also found that capstone contracting has increased since 2014 and was more common in California and Texas.
In California, more than $1.1 billion was awarded to states for capstone in 2015 compared to $1 billion in 2014.
California also had more capstone recipients in 2015 than any of the previous year, according CAPS data.
New Jersey and Texas are the only two states that received more capstones than any in the nation.
New Mexico has received more than 1.6 billion capsites.