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The statistical abstract of the united states, published from 1878 to 2012, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the united states. Excise taxes: united states, canada, and united kingdom reports to congress periodically, congress mandates that treasury report on a specific topic about which congress would like to know more. Us department of defense, executive division of the us federal government responsible for ensuring national security and supervising us military forcesbased in the pentagon, it includes the joint chiefs of staff, the departments of the us army, us navy, and us air force, and numerous defense agencies and allied services. -federal regulations provide that each employment practice of the federal government generally, and of individual agencies, shall be based on a job analysis to.
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