THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Mar. 14, 1938

The Senate:

¶ Debated a bill embodying Franklin Roosevelt's plan for reorganizing the executive branch of the Federal Government.

¶ Confirmed the appointment of Robert Houghwout Jackson as U. S. Solicitor General.

¶ Confirmed the appointment of Adolph Augustus Berle as Assistant Secretary of State.

The House:

¶ Completed action on the $250,000,000 Deficiency Relief Bill (see p. 15).

¶ Began debate on the new tax bill, which contains provisions for modifying capital gains and undistributed profits taxes, imposing a 20% surtax on closely held corporations whose capitalization exceeds $1,000,000, revoking the Treasury Department's...

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