THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Jun. 13, 1932

The Senate:

¶ Passed (72-to-11) the tax bill raising $1,115,000,000 in new revenue; sent it to conference with the House; later adopted the conference report and forwarded the bill to the White House.

¶ Received from the Appropriations Committee an omnibus bill to effect economies of more than $238,605,000 as part of the Budget-balancing program (the House bill saved only $52,270,000); voted (38-to-27) for a 10% reduction in all Federal wages over $1,000 per year, thereby cutting expenditures an estimated $117,150,000.

The House:

¶ Adopted without a roll call the conference report on...

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