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Are big businesses receiving contracts that were intended for small businesses?

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business

Are big businesses receiving contracts that were intended for small businesses?

hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Washington, DC, May 7, 2003

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business

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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:
  • Small business -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Public contracts -- United States,
  • Government purchasing -- United States,
  • Competition, Unfair -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17123103M
    ISBN 100160715199

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