CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Apr. 26, 1926


¶ Debated Italian debt settlement.

¶ Received from Interstate Commerce committee a bill providing for voluntary consolidation of railroads.

¶ Debated $165,000,000 public buildings bill.

¶ Passed the District of Columbia appropriation bill carrying $33,700,000.


¶Passed bill providing $150,000,000 for construction of good roads on a 50-50 basis wtih the states.

¶ Promised through floor leaders consideration of farm relief legislation, and consideration began. Representative Tincher introduced Administration bill providing for a Federal Farm Advisory Council and Farmer Marketing Commission. It carried a $100,000,000 fund for loans and $500,000 for expenses.


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