THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: Jun. 21, 1926

The Senate—

¶ Debated farm relief with great energy. (See below.)

¶ Passed several minor bills not requiring much debate.

¶ Confirmed President Coolidge's 16 appointees to the board of tax appeals, after discussing them at length in secret session.

The House—

¶ Passed several hundred private bills under a special "unanimous consent" agreement by which three adverse votes could defeat any measure.

¶ Passed a bill to create 14 new Federal District Judges to relieve congestion in the courts. (Bill went...

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