CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Jun. 2, 1924

The Senate:

¶ Adopted a resolution asking the Tariff Commission to investigate the cost of making butter, domestically and abroad, with a view to increasing the tariff.

¶ Passed a bill to limit the power of the Interstate Commerce Commission in fixing differing freight rates for long and short hauls.

¶ Passed a House bill increasing the salaries of Congressional employes who receive less than $4,500 a year, by about 20%—to cost about $530,000 a year.

¶ Adopted the conference report on the Navy Department...

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