CONGRESS: The Legislative Week- Feb. 14, 1927


The Legislative Week

The Senate—

¶ Confirmed Congressman Ogden Livingston Mills as Under Secretary of the Treasury.

¶ After debating Democratic proposals for tax reduction, adopted Norris resolution to apply treasury surpluses to debt reduction.

¶ Voted 66-14 to take up McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill (see FARMERS).

¶ Passed 49-27 the Naval Appropriation Bill carrying $320,000,000 including $1,200,000 for the immediate construction of three cruisers. The cruisers had previously been thrown out in the House by 22 votes, most of the Republican leaders voting for the cruisers against the President's wishes. In...

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