THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 22, 1940

Last week the Senate:

> Prodded by Virginia's Byrd, ordered the Budget Bureau to prove (or disprove) President Roosevelt's claim in his 1940-41 budget message that $700,000,000 can be recovered this year from such spend-lend agencies as RFC.

>Received and balked at the President's fourth (and last) proposal to reorganize and consolidate Federal bureaus. Major shifts: Weather Bureau from Agriculture Department to Commerce Department; Food & Drug Administration from Agriculture to Paul McNutt's Federal Security Agency; the hitherto independent Civil Aeronautics Authority to the Commerce Department. Major balk: against hobbling CAA and...

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