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Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget.

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

what will be the long term effect on the federal budget? : hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, August 2, 2007.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Economic aspects.,
  • Hurricane Rita, 2005 -- Economic aspects.,
  • Disaster relief -- Gulf States -- Costs.,
  • Budget -- United States -- Forecasting.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .B8 2007j
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16492324M
    LC Control Number2008354540


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