Two congressional agencies are expected to complete the first phase of a study on the District of Columbia's troubled finances by the end of this week or early next week, but results won't be made public right away, a congressional source said.

The General Accounting Office and the Congressional Budget Office will submit findings on various revenue projections, budget practices and past spending patterns to California Democrats Pete Stark, chairman of the House Committee on the District of Columbia, and Julian Dixon, chairman of the Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on the district.

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