Highway funding problems with Highway Trust Fund information can affect state highway funds : report to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives by United States. General Accounting Office

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Other titlesProblems with Highway Trust Fund information can affect state highway funds
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
LC ClassificationsHE355 .U48 2000
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Pagination62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
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Open LibraryOL6833105M
LC Control Number00327361

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