Business: The Government's Week: May 30, 1938

Last week the U. S. Government did the following for and to U. S. business:

¶ Moved to relieve the burden of incessant statistical reports required from business by various Government agencies, Franklin Roosevelt wrote to Chairman Stuart A. Rice of the Central Statistical Board, asking him to look into the problem of duplication of reports and submit "recommendations looking toward consolidations and changes." Said Mr. Roosevelt: "I am concerned. . . ."

¶ Found the Senate Bill providing for RFC emergency loans to railroads unpalatable in view of the roads' announced determination...

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