National Affairs: Two in One

To increase the salaries of postal employes and to require the publication of campaign contributions—two objects, apparently diverse—were incorporated by the Senate into one bill. The Senate then approved the combined measure by vote of 73 to 3. The history of the union is brief: A proposal to increase the salaries of post office clerks, carriers and miscellaneous employes was introduced early in the Congressional session. It required some $150,000,000 a year extra expenditure. The bill had large support, but the sum was considered incompatible with government economy. The pay increases were...

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