CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Apr. 19, 1926

¶ The Legislative Week

The Senate —

¶ Debated the Brookhart-Steck election contest (see below) upholding Steck 45 to 41.

¶ Greeted Pan American press representatives, Senator Bingham speaking in Spanish.

¶ Listened to a brief discussion concerning the U. S. occupation of Samoa. Senator Lenroot introduced a bill for the purpose "of doing some measure of justice to those people."

The House —

¶ Debated bill authorizing $85,000,000 for five-year naval aviation program.

¶ Greeted Pan American pressmen.

¶ Passed the bill increasing by $18,000,000 a year the pensions allowed U. S. veterans of...

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