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Government purchase cards smarter use can save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars : hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, April 28, 2004. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs.

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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



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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 108-556
LC ClassificationsKF26 .G67 2004b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3371075M
LC Control Number2004451290

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