Infrastructure problems and intergovernmental solutions hearing before the Subcommittee on General Services, Federalism, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, May 4, 1989. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on General Services, Federalism, and the District of Columbia.

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  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-,
  • United States -- Appropriations and expenditures.

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