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Role of State Legislatures in appropriating federal funds to states

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.

Role of State Legislatures in appropriating federal funds to states

hearing before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, June 16, 1977.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G6738 1977a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4692985M
      LC Control Number77604744

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