Congressional salaries and benefits selected references, 1983-1992

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .

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  • United States. -- Congress -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc. -- Bibliography

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StatementJean Bowers
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 11, fr. 00249
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL15460075M

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