National Affairs: Problems Pending


It is eight months and more before the existing Esch-Cummins railroad act can be overhauled by the 68th Congress. But already the mechanics are busy with their tools.

Senator Cummins, Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Committee, says " six months of the next session will be spent on railroad problems." The insurgent representatives are laying plans to oust conservatives from the House Interstate Commerce Committee. The President is expected to renew his recommendations for changes in the railroad law, unchanged by the short session of the last Congress.

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