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Welfare payments reduced, an improved method for detecting erroneous welfare payments report by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Washington (D.C.)


  • Public welfare administration -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Public welfare -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Welfare recipients -- Washington (D.C.)

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
LC ClassificationsHV99.D595 U53 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination2, iii, 42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4063415M
LC Control Number79601137

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