THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 26, 1937

The Senate:

¶ Passed a bill appropriating $24,095,736 for expenses of Congress in 1938; returned it to the House for consideration of amendments adding $86,462 to the total.

The House:

¶ Passed (277 to 119) the anti-lynching bill introduced by Representative Gavagan, in whose New York district lies Manhattan's black Harlem, after a three-day debate. Sent it to the Senate. ¶ Passed (268 to 120) the Pettengill Bill which would repeal the long-&-short-haul clause of the Interstate Commerce Commission Act, permit railroads to charge less for a long haul than the...

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