September 11: Small Business Assistance Provided in Lower Manhattan in Response to the Terrorist Attacks

GAO-03-88 Published: Nov 01, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 01, 2002.
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The attacks on the World Trade Center had a substantially negative impact on the New York City economy, severely affecting businesses. In the aftermath of the attacks, Congress, among other things, appropriated emergency supplemental funds to several federal agencies to aid and rebuild the affected areas. The Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business asked GAO to describe the assistance provided to small businesses that is funded from emergency supplemental appropriations of federal Community Development Block Grant funds and other sources.

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