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Current issues facing local governments

Current issues facing local governments

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Published by WSBA in [Seattle, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Washington (State),
  • Administrative procedure -- Washington (State)

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    Statementprogram chairs [sic], Laurie Flinn Connelly ; faculty, Cheryl Diane Carlson ... [et al.] ; sponsored by the Continuing Legal Education Committee and Administrative Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association.
    ContributionsConnelly, Laurie Flinn., Carlson, Cheryl Diane., Washington State Bar Association. Administrative Law Section., Washington State Bar Association. Continuing Legal Education Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14623742M

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