THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Dec. 6, 1937

The Senate:

¶ Debated the Pope-McGill Farm Bill, to give the Department of Agriculture power to regulate wheat, cotton, corn, rice and tobacco crop quotas (TIME, Nov. 29).

¶ Felicitated Vice President John Nance Garner on his 69th birthday.

The House:

¶Passed a bill containing five minor amendments to the Federal Credit Union Act, passed in 1934, under which credit unions may be organized and operated under Federal charters issued by the Farm Credit Administration.

¶ Listened to speeches on neutrality, tax revision, trade agreements; recessed for three days (see below).


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