Issues confronting city & state governments

a guide to improving & understanding local governments of all shapes & sizes, from towns to counties to state agencies
  • 209 Pages
  • 3.38 MB
  • English
P.O. Pub. Co. , Skokie, Ill
Local government -- United States., State governments -- United St


United St

Other titlesIssues confronting city and state governments.
StatementAndy Oakley.
LC ClassificationsJS91 .O24 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1446459M
ISBN 100944146015
LC Control Number93085469

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State governments allocate money for state colleges and universities, maintenance of state roads and bridges, and wildlife management, among other priorities.

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